21 outrageous ads you need to see to believe

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Brought to you by The Sofa King. This ad was banned in 2004 after numerous complaints. The neighborhood thought it was just Sofa King inappropriate.

No, you didn't see this. Move on.

Silk Soft is really passionate about letting you know it's 100 percent recycled.

This one, too

This Burger King ad has been met with huge criticism especially from feminists and parents. Personally, I don't know what they're talking about.

Yep, this happened

Durex Condoms has a reputation for making shocking ads and ruining the way you look at typeface.

Um...No

Bergmann & Sohn Funeral services decided to have a little fun with its marketing. Did I say fun? I meant lawsuit.

 

Comments

Mats Rönne
Mats Rönne August 29, 2013 at 10:06 PM

This is where cultural references differ between countries. I can see many places in Europe where the Durex ad would work well. Risque yes, but clever and humourus too. Remember these ads some years ago? http://vimeo.com/46824308

Ken Thewes
Ken Thewes August 27, 2013 at 5:57 PM

Very entertaining. Thankfully I never had to explain any of these to my boss.