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November 2015 - Posts

Adele Impersonates Adele

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Chip Shot: An apple a day keeps the doctor away … but only if you throw it really hard.

 

How Would Adele Rate in an Audition as an Adele Impersonator?

 

 

 

Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest and came in third. This time it’s Adele who went undercover as “Adele.” BBC’s Graham Norton set up an “Adele impersonator audition” and disguised the real Adele as one of the auditioners.  The reactions of the other contestants are priceless. Click here or on the video.


Living Nutz Controversial Ad ... is Funny

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November in Wisconsin

 

Chip Shot: “Life is a ride. The best you can hope for at the end of life is that your hair is messed up, you’re out of breath and you didn’t throw up.” Jerry Seinfeld

 

Living Nutz Controversial Ad … is Funny

 

 

Please don’t be offended by this ad … because it’s funny, not offensive. It’s for Living Nutz … Nuts to live for.

OK Tire … In One Place

From Canada, this funny ad for OK Tire uses the ultimate chair to promote full auto service all at one place. 

Fun Fact:

You can stand anywhere in the state of Michigan and be within 85 miles of a Great Lake. (Michigan is the only state that borders 4 of the 5 Great Lakes.)

 

 

 

 

Muppets Promote Giant Crumpets

 

 

The Muppets have teamed with U.K. Warburtons to promote “giant crumpets.”

 

 


Another Funny Specsavers Ad

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Probably not a good choice for a meat supply company name.

 

Chip Shot: My brain has too many tabs open.

 

Should’ve Gone to Specsavers

 

 

You can see what’s coming in this ad for Specsavers, but it’s still pretty darn funny.

Interesting Print Ads

Axe Anarchy for Him and Her

Let the fireworks begin with Axe lube for him and her.

This Durex ad lets you know when Kevin “Arrived.”

 

Cutline for this MyTulip (adult toys) print ad says, “Find the Spot”.

 

When you really need VW’s “Park Assist” feature.

 


Funny JBL Cord-Fail Ad

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Chip Shot: I’ve learned so much from my mistakes that I’ve decided to make some more.

 

JBL Cord-Fail Effect

 

 

 JBL has given us several humorous ads promoting their wireless headphones. Here is the company’s latest “epic fail” with headphones that require wires.

Sanity is Served … by Muller Yogurt

A lot of moms who constantly take care of other people’s messes, meals and practices will relate to this funny ad for Muller Yogurt.

Attention-Getting Mini Billboard

Bluetooth Glove

Used to be that a “talking glove” was called a “puppet.” (And it’s not really “hands free” if you have to use your freaking hand!)

Another Reason Not to Live in Florida

A couple of weeks ago Miami Fire Rescue got a call around 8 p.m. about a loose snake under a porch in the 1800 block of South Bayshore Lane. When they arrived, they found the nine-foot Burmese python. Nine feet! So much for my ever becoming a snow bird.

Chelsea Handler is too Hot for Muppet Scooter

Here’s a short clip from last week’s Muppet Show. Funny stuff.

 

 

 


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