Same Sex Couples are Showing up Everywhere, and It’s About Time

Ads featuring LGBT couples are usually isolated to online spots. This one however, is going full force.

Men Who Need Money To Attract Women Have More Problems Than Being Single

You don’t need money or muscles to attract women, but why wouldn’t you work on those things for yourself?

AXE Joins the Conversation: Masculinity In The New Age

After more than a decade of peddling misogyny to sell deodorant, AXE has made a U-turn. Shawn Henfling welcomes them to the new masculinity.

How To Get People To Do What You Want Them To Do

Manipulation. Don’t let it scare you.

Not Your Typical Underwear Models

Bronzer? Six-packs? Hair waving in the fake breeze? Nope. None of those here.

Quitting (Poverty) Porn

When advertisers show us only the poor in far-away countries, are they being objectified? How should we respond?

Bloomingdale’s is Only Part of the Problem: We Share the Blame

Bloomingdale’s made a huge mistake with this ad, but we’re all complicit in allowing it to happen.

Learning to Be Bold: What Loss Taught Me About Life

After his friend lost an unspeakably hard battle with cancer, Jeff Friedman wants to share what he learned from his friend and colleague, Mike Connell.

It Takes a Village (Whether You Want It to or Not)

My child has many teachers. Some of their voices need to be drowned out.

Sexualized As A Preteen: Advertising Gone Bad?

Is it acceptable to market apparel in a way that sexualizes and objectifies young girls?

The Future of Nicotine Addiction is Electronic as Smokers Become Vapers

How do you replace a shrinking (and dying) customer base? Get the new generation hooked.

This Message Stinks: How Axe Finally Crossed the Line

Shawn Henfling looks at the cultural phenomena of Axe and how it teaches guys that they aren’t good enough and women should be objectified or worse.

Dads Covered the Spread in Super Bowl XLIX Commercials

This year’s batch of Super Bowl commercials were chock full of poignant homages paid to dads. Zach Rosenberg breaks them down.

Dove’s Super Bowl Ad: We Love Dads!

Dove Men+Care’s Super Bowl ad celebrates fathers in this touching compilation. 2015 just might be the year of the dad.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! Love, Your Pal, Woolite

Adiba Nelson shows us how one company got it horribly wrong.

Breaking Free From Advertising

Every nook of our lives is filled with advertising these days. It’s so pervasive that we have come to accept it as a fact of life, and it cannot help but have an effect on our minds.