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October 2016 - Posts

Funny Australian Ad "Give a Crap" for Charity


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Chip Shot: For most of human history, transportation vehicles had automatic collision avoidance and could even take you home when you were tired or drunk. Then we got rid of horses.

 

Funny Australian Ad Shows Why You Should “Give a Crap” … for Charity

 

 

This ad for Give a Crap toilet paper says people who “give a crap a day” can improve the world.

This Ad Depicts Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare

 

Here’s an ad for the fast-growing home security system, market. Parents will be able to relate, I’m sure.

These are Real Products

 

Available in Romania … vodka in a box … with a straw.

 
Punch in the Nuts Party Mix.

Okay, This is Just Fun to Watch

 

In a tweeted preview of the upcoming season of Jay Leno’s Garage, Jay shows up to the Secret Service’s training grounds to meet up with Vice President Joe Biden and his 1967 Corvette that he isn’t usually allowed to drive.

According to Joe, this is only the third time he’s been allowed to drive his Corvette since taking office, and he does what any warm-blooded American would do in this situation … a burnout!

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Hilarious "I Can't Get the Taste Out of My Mouth" Ad

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Chip Shot: What moron put an “s” in lisp?

 

I Can’t Get the Taste Out of My Mouth

 

 

Hilarious racoons try to get each other to try horrible food in this new ad for GEICO.

And here’s their very funny recipe for “week old chicken alfredo.”

What’s Sex Selling This Week?

 

Sanex from Metropolitana on Vimeo.

Here’s a Spanish ad for Sanex that encourages people to “touch.”  

 


These Laughing Horses Sell Vokwagen and Will Make You Laugh as Well

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Chip Shot: Participating in a gun buy-back program because you think that criminals have too many guns is like having yourself castrated because you think your neighbors have too many kids.

 

Laughing Horses Help Sell Trailer Assist from Volkswagen

 

 

It’s hard not to join in the laughter. In this Volkswagen ad featuring “trailer assist” the horses have a good time.

 Very Funny 15 Second Ad for Claritin

You sneeze … you miss.  Here’s a clever 15 second ad for Claritin that you may have to watch twice to understand.

Vintage Ad

 

This ad would never fly in today’s political correctness environment. Not sure it made much sense even in the 60’s.

More Clever Business Names

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hilarious "Embarrassing Dad Talks" Ad

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Chip Shot: It’s not about winning. It’s about watching others lose.

 

Hilarious “Embarrassing Dad Talks” Ad

 

 

From Canada comes this hilarious ad that encourages young drivers to get a Toyota so they can “Skip Embarrassing Dad” talks. Here’s another one from the series.

Star Studded Cast Joins Pinocchio in “Got No Strings”

See how many big name stars you can spot in this Beats by Dre Commercial. Here’s the list: Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, Karlie Kloss, Travis Scott, Amber Rose, Rebel Wilson, Ben Simmons, Pharrell, Steve Buscemi, William Chen, Young M.A, Sayo, Juno Temple, Michael Phelps, Karen Civil, Liza Koshy, Al Rocco, Miyavi, PartyNextDoor, and of course Pinocchio.

Vintage Ad

 

I only included this ad because Dale and I opened for Bobby Vinton at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, WI, many years ago. Very nice guy.

 
The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI

When we exited via the backstage door there were about 100 white-haired women waiting to see the Polish Prince. When they saw Dale they said, “Oh, that’s the guy with Chip.” True story. (They always remember the Mannequin American’s name … but not the vent’s.)

Clever Business Names

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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