In a world full of marketing clutter, some ad agencies argue that the best way to get your product noticed is to be as offensive as possible.
This can come be achieved in many ways, from being grotesque to sexist. The important thing to remember is to retain that shock inducing quality that will get someone to feel an emotional connection to your ad. Sometimes that means taking the risk you could induce severe anger or nausea.
This slideshow represents some of best of the worst in advertising, from missing limbs to re-edited porn clips.
When Bad Ads Attack
BK Six Pack + Sexist Commercial
Bloody Urinals as Advertising
Dexter Guerrilla Campaign
Skinned Animals as Advertising
Skinless Argentina 2008 Shows The Other Part of a Fur Coat
Murder Realism as Advertising
Print Campaign for '13th Street Murders'
Extended Stay Glamorizes Flatulence
Provocative Exhibit About Advertising (Adbusters, Banksy, LaChapelle)
Sexist Ads To Appeal to Men
Axe Cottage Ads
Scandalous Beer Commercials
Is Guinness 'Good Times' Sexist, Indecent, or Both?
Pretty Women as Shoe Brushes
Pushing Gross Packaging
New Images on U.K. Cigarette Packs
12 Sexist Axe Advertisements
Poorly Placed Advertising
American Ad Bloopers
Offensive Advertising Mistakes
Mega Logo Blunders