Women and Advertising

I recently started a new job with a publication geared to grandparents. Did you know the average age of a grandparent is now 48? I was a bit surprised, but not nearly as surprised as I was when I found out how little marketers care about anyone over 48.
Despite the fact that three act structures are out of fashion these days, my second act--my current career as a composer and my life as a man and father--clearly represents my mother's third, and final act.
This soon-to-be-sheared appendage sure looks about as hairless as a baby bird before the model goes at it with the razor
Some NYC residents have noticed "This Oppresses Women" stickers placed on top of various ads for "beach bodies," "buttock
Cheers to that. It's this stigma that the women behind Dear Kate hope their video can challenge. H/T BuzzFeed "It was definitely
"One dimensional labels limit your potential," reads the text at the end of the minute and a half video. "Venus invites women
For almost a full year, I was in an amazing relationship -- with my career. We had tremendous respect for each other, the perfect amount of give and take. The near perfect year of my advertising career was the year I worked as a freelancer.
2. Or a bottle of beer. Miller Coors ad seen in Esquire, 2006 14. When she's actually a barnyard animal. Ms. Pac-Man has
Are your biggest "flaws" really just some of the beauty industry's greatest marketing successes?
Comedy network Above Average ran with the criticism of Dove's pseudo-science to make their parody video, in which a "scientist
At the end of the video, Kearney-Cooke revealed to each woman that the patch was just a placebo -- and that any change in
On the Veet Facebook page, the U.S. marketing team has posted a statement responding to the widespread criticism of this
As Lauren Davidson at PolicyMic put it, the message translates to something like: "Hey, women who like burgers: What's wrong
And rely on their looks entirely. We often yearn for a simpler time. You know, back when we didn't all have a smartphone
"The conversation is as relevant and fresh today as it was 10 years ago," MacLeod said. "I believe we'll be doing [this campaign
When the "Body Evolution" video resurfaced to show how computer sleight-of-hand could sculpt a model for fashion mags and
Even though Photoshop fails are ubiquitous, many of us still don't realize quite how much our ads and magazine spreads are
"Don't let labels hold you back." That's the takeaway message from a new Pantene Philippines commercial, which first aired
Don't you just hate it when you try to chat with a friend about the transit system, but all her lady-brain can focus on is