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A Dummy's Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin
Mannequin American views and guidelines on marketing/PR trends, news from the world of puppets and ventriloquism, bits of humor and other interesting but useless information. I post every Tuesday and Friday.
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Funniest Testicular Cancer PSA Ever

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Chip News: After a lifetime of blindness, Jonathan Krantz of Buffalo, N.Y. yesterday received an eye transplant and had his vision miraculously restored … becoming the only person in America who was seeing Kim Kardashian naked for the first time.

Check Your Fur Balls … Funniest Testicular Cancer PSA Ever

 

 

This PSA from Canada is uses Guinea Pigs to represent … well, you’ll see … and you’ll probably laugh.

Why These Swedish Buses No Longer Accept Cash

Starting December 14, The Regional Traffic of Blekinge county, in Sweden, will no longer accept cash onboard. So the transportation system had to find a way to inform the citizens about the changes and promote the alternative payment solutions. Here is their pretty funny ad that gets attention, gets the message across and gets a smile.

Christmas Gift Idea from Chip

Turn your headlights into actual headlights with these LED pasties by Sasswear. I think we can all agree there’s nothing more sassy than a light-up areola.

 

 

 

The reusable adhesives are hypoallergenic and the rechargeable batteries last over 20 hours.

 

Lowes Grocery Uses Billboards with a Play on Words

 

 

 

Lowes Grocery “grows a pair.” At least according to one of several new billboards touting the grocery store.

 

 

 

Everyone Wants to be a Ventriloquist

 

 


Jim Carrey recently appeared on the Tonight Show with his Jeff puppet. The look-a-like puppet is really well made. And Carrey is actually pretty funny.

 

 

 


Funny Man's Grooming Aid Ad

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A Funny Way to Sell the Hydro Groomer

Okay, this song is pretty funny once you realize it’s promoting Schick’s Hydro Groomer. In the video, a young "manscaper" shares his quest to make the "crib in his pants" more alluring to the ladies.

Highlights in the video include testimonials from past girlfriends who share home improvement double entendres.

 

 

 


Funny Outdoor Ads

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Disadvantages of a Robot Butler

Here’s a funny ad for Wink Power which lets you control your entire home without your private data being shared. It’s like a robot butler … but safer.

Nissan Ad Responds to Kardashian Photo

By now, you’ve seen Kim Kardashian's bare and likely Photoshopped rear end. (Don't lie, you totally clicked it.) But while it didn't #BreakTheInternet like Kim and Paper magazine wanted, it did warrant a funny response from Nissan.

New Attention-Getting Outdoor Ads

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funny Vintage Dr. Pepper Ad

 

 

I’m sure Dr. Pepper would get criticized for this ad today, but it’s funny non-the-less.

 

Dunham “All Over the Map”

 

  

In advance of Jeff Dunham opening his new show in Las Vegas, his highly anticipated DVD, All Over the Map is being released today.

 

 

Click here to see a clip of Achmed in Israel.

And click here to see Walter facing Arabs for the first time.

And click here to see a pretty funny 30 second trailer for Jeff’s new show in Las Vegas. Jeff and his suitcase gang will now be living in Las Vegas. The last time we had dinner with Jeff in LA, he said that this will be the first time in his life that he will be driving himself to work every night. Welcome to the real world Jeff.


Here's How to Make the Narrator Relevant in an Ad

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You Won’t Want the “Free Gift” that Comes with this Purchase

Dollar Shave Club has done it again, releasing four brand new hilarious ads. The videos, which will soon be released on TV, showcase the frustrating and primitive experience that comes with buying razors in stores.

Click here to see the first ad of the series.

Never Has the Narrator Been So Funny

The narrator for this humorous ad actually becomes the star of this Australian ad. It’s one in a series of ads for Don Ham.

Marketing Slogans for Starbucks Delivery, from Mad Magazine

Ads for “Moms Demand Action”

 

Here are two ads from a series of ads sponsored by Moms Demand Action. The ads take to task Kroger’s policy of allowing customers to carry guns … while not allowing skateboards or food from sources outside the store.

 

 

 

 


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