Kotex Runs Maxi Pad Ad Using Red Liquid: So Long, Blue Wiper Fluid, Hello Reality...Sort Of

PHOTO Kotex airs maxi pad ad using red liquid, nobody’s head explodes

I have endured the, ahem, full joys of womanhood for almost 20 years, and cannot ever recall having seen anything other than what looked like windshield wiper fluid being poured onto the maxi pads shilled in TV ads. Usually by some shiny haired, smiling woman dressed in white who happens to be mid-pirouette as she explains how much she <em>adores</em> her feminine hygiene products. (We all hate her, by the way. But we still subconsciously want to run out and buy whatever the hell she’s buying, natch.)

But suddenly, as I sat waiting for Nev Schulman to sniff out the truth behind sketchy Internet love connections (the reality-TV version of the truth, at least) on Catfish this week, MTV aired an ad showing a pinkish-red liquid being poured onto a period pad. If I had blinked, I would have missed it. But I didn’t blink. I saw it, and then I pressed re-wind on my DVR and saw it again…

VIDEO New Pitch Perfect 2 trailer is aca-mazing!

Pitch Perfect 2 trailer

In the new full-length Pitch Perfect 2 trailer, we nearly get a sneak peek at Fat Amy’s “Down Under,” learn the Barden Bellas have to go head-to-head against an epic European a cappella group to retain their prestige, and come up with brand new reasons to love Anna Kendrick, not the least of which being a mic-drop-worthy World War II reference. All this and more in just two new minutes of pitch-slapping fun…

VIDEO Super dad goes full Spider-Man to surprise cancer-stricken son


Like a lot of kids his age, Jayden Wilson loves him some Spider-Man. Like a lot of dads, Jayden’s father Mike Wilson wanted to go above and beyond to surprise him for his 5th birthday party. Mike did that and then some as his roof top leap as the comic book hero left his son speechless. See the wonderful moment and then learn of Jayden’s cancer diagnosis that inspired the father to create the video in hopes of helping out his son.