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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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Funny Ad Show the Downside to High Maintenance Girls

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Chip Shot: There is no gym for your face. 



This Dick’s Pizza Ad is NSFW …



“There’s a bunch of Dicks at your door!” This ad for Dick’s Pizza is from SiriusXM Canada. This is why the phrase “double entendre” was invented.

The Downside to the High Maintenance Girl


Hilarious AXE ad featuring a voice over by Nick Offerman.

Honest Marketing from the Chocolate Shoppe


Here’s the copy from the side of one of the Chocolate Factory’s vans.


More “Things You Don’t Want to Hear Coming from the Next Stall “


More Glove and Boots Product Testing

Here’s another product testing video including Shark Balls and a Sushi Bazooka from our buddies Glove and Boots.

Here's a Funny Organ Donation Promotion

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Chip Shot: Dentist, “This is going to hurt a little.” Me, “Okay.” Dentist, “I’ve been sleeping with your mom.”


Pretty Funny Ad for Organ Donation



Here’s a very short and funny ad promoting organ donations. Be a match. Here’s another one.

Olympics Ad Offers Free PornHub… It’s an "Individual Sport"


Okay, I’ve got nothing to say about this Olympic ad from PornHub … other than it made me laugh. But it’s PornHub, so don’t watch if you’re easily offended. On the other hand, the ad promotes abstinence at the Olympics ... so it's got that going for it.

What’s Sex Selling This Week?


The ad above for non-alcoholic Budweiser probably isn’t real … but it’s clever.



The premise for this "used astonmartins" ad has been used before ... but it's still funny ... and probably offensive to some.

Vintage Ads that Wouldn’t Fly Today









British Comedian Jack Whitehall is Featured in Funny Olympic Ads

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Chip Shot: I was watching ladies beach volleyball … there’s already been a wrist injury. But I should be okay by Friday.

You Have the Physique of Someone Who Has Been Shipwrecked


A series of British Samsung ads feature comedian Jack Whitehall taking lessons from Olympic stars. In this humorous ad,  he learns some cycling tips from Sir Bradley Wiggins and Becky James. They explain the importance of stamina, something we take incredibly seriously when it comes to battery life.

Strange Ad Supporting Bringing Back the Grizzly Bear to CA


Okay, you decide if this humorous ad is the way to promote bringing Grizzly Bears back to CA.

Just How Stupid Are We?

















Add a Fart to Make Coloring More Fun for Kids

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I made a cake for Dale, today.

Chip Shot: Getting older is sort of like taking a Yoga class. Your chances of farting in public go way up.

Add a Fart to Make Coloring Even More Fun for Kids


How do you make coloring even more fun for kids? Add a fart, of course. This funny 15 second ad is for a new Mr. Sketch Banana-scented crayon. The ad is aimed at kids so I’m a little surprised that no one has demanded that it be banned, yet. But it’s a great ad.

Dad Said He’d Like to Take a Bite Out of Mrs. Johnson


There are some funny Gummy Bears in this 30 second ad for Black Forest Organics.

Chocolate Scented Fart Pills


PilulePet is selling chocolate scented fart pills for about $21. They’re meant to make your farts smell like chocolate. Well, I guess it’s better than making your chocolate smell like farts. That would be bad.

A Few Fast Facts About the First Corvette


  1. The C1 Corvette debuted at the General Motors Motorama on January 17, 1953.
  2. It’s named after a small, fast warship.
  3. Production was limited to just 300 … and GM had a hard time getting rid of all 300.
  4. The car only came in white.
  5. It was fast … for 1953. Zero to 60 in in 11 seconds.
  6. There were no exterior door handles. That wasn’t a problem because there were also no side windows … just plastic curtains.
  7. It was a good investment at $3,498 … that’s $31,473 in today’s dollars. One recently sold for $1.06 million.
  8. The Corvette is the longest-running, continuously produced passenger car … 63 years and counting.



I don’t want to know where this guy has been, where he’s going or anything about him.



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