We get it, advertisers. We live in a world where you're competing with regular porn, crazy porn, and porn so weird, it was only invented five minutes ago, so you're fighting tooth and nail for every pair of eyes you can get on your product. And sometimes this means putting wacky and rushed ad campaigns out there ... which is great for us, because then we get to make fun of more stuff!
4 Father's Day Ad Promotes Incest, Cross-Dressing
If you've ever presented your dad with a boneheaded gift, take heart, because there's no way you screwed up as hard as a Stockholm mall did this year for Father's Day. Instead of promoting the usual ties and cheap do-it-yourself furniture as gifts, consumers were presented with this inexplicable option:
Perfect if your dad is Prince.
No, "Please, please him" isn't Swedish for "The golf club section is over there." That's English for "Please, please him," "him" being your father and the gift suggestion being these purple panties. Shoppers couldn't tell if they were expected to buy the panties for their dads or wear the panties for their dads. Either way, the mall said they'd withdraw the campaign and issue an immediate apology to fathers everywhere.