Why is President Obama advertising window cleaner in Israel?Why does the “Purity Bear” want to protect your virginity?
And why does this Spanish ad agency believe genital amputation might sell a pizza in the shape of a boomerang?
The answers to these questions—and others—all occurred in January 2012.
Nothing creepy about this. Nothing at all.
It's an ad agency self-promo video. (Warning: There's a penis amputation at about 1.43.)
Syracuse will take down billboard emphasising how distracting to drivers billboards can be—because it's too distracting.
It appears to be a security camera video, but then ...
Writing in The Atlantic, former Special Operations vet D.B. Grady says this ad is:
'So base and strident that it's hard to believe that it's not deliberately offensive ... The advertisement trivializes combat and sanitizes war. ... after 10 years of constant war, of thousands of amputees and flag-draped coffins, of hundreds of grief-stricken communities, did nobody involved in this commercial raise a hand and say, 'You know, this is probably a little crass. Maybe we could just show footage from the game.''
'Hell yeah I want a free credit report!'
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