Aloe Blacc Proves Beats Headphones Are Shit With Tone-Deaf Performance

Aloe Blacc sings that "The Man" song used in all the Beats Audio headphone commercials. Fans in attendance at tonight's NBA All-Star Game festivities in New Orleans probably wish they had some noise-canceling technology like Richard Sherman or Kevin Garnett, because Blacc's performance there was truly, truly awful. » 2/16/14 7:59pm 2/16/14 7:59pm

Let's Bro-ify ALL the Woman Products So Men Won't Feel Like Pussies

We've covered at length the ways in which traditionally "male" fields and products (like pens!) are targeted at women: we ladies, weeping flowers that we are, are often offered a sanitized, delicate — often pink — version of a traditionally male product. The reverse situation is just as telling: when traditionally… » 7/25/13 11:47am 7/25/13 11:47am

Comcast SportsNet's White Sox Intro Video Is One Of The Worst Things…

Most discerning baseball fans go out of their way to avoid local broadcasts of the Chicago White Sox. After all, that's where you find Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, and to voluntarily listen to Hawk is to willingly subject yourself to the threat of severe brain damage. Seriously, you'd be better off huffing Chinese diesel… » 4/01/13 5:30pm 4/01/13 5:30pm

The Fighting Illini Ticket Office Chose An Unfortunate Picture To…

Illinois's ticket office sent this email blast out to its fans early this morning—view the full email online here, while it lasts—as a Valentine's Day promotion. The team beat Purdue by 20 at home last night, and so it's trying to move tickets to its next home game, against the woeful Nittany Lions. That all makes… » 2/14/13 10:55am 2/14/13 10:55am

Here's A Radio Ad Using Smooth R&B To Sell Tactical Firearms To Women

The Paul Finebaum radio program is a must-listen on Mondays after Alabama losses, but almost as good as the panicked redneck phone calls are Finebaum's advertisers. Here's one we're told has been running a few months, from Hoover's Tactical Firearms in Birmingham. (That's the gun range that made news last week as the… » 11/12/12 5:05pm 11/12/12 5:05pm

An Online Fantasy Football Gambling Site Is Using An Impersonator To…

When your company's website features a prominent "Is This Legal?" link on its homepage, it's probably in an industry engaging in some kind of questionable behavior. But there it is on the front page of fantasy football gambling site FanDuel, in which we're told that yes, it is legal (in 44 of the 50 states). » 8/29/12 5:10pm 8/29/12 5:10pm

Lionel Messi Tries His Hand At Basketball In A New Herbalife Ad

Okay, so the punch line is kind of ridiculous and would be a clear violation in an real basketball contest. Given the one-on-one game between Barcelona star Lionel Messi and a random basketball player has a clock counting down, we're pretty sure Herbalife isn't particularly concerned with the details of how street… » 3/27/12 3:30pm 3/27/12 3:30pm