Sexy ads: Hidden subliminal sex messages in advertising.

What Lewd Messages Are Hidden in Everyday Advertisements?

What Lewd Messages Are Hidden in Everyday Advertisements?

Slate in motion.
Dec. 3 2014 9:00 AM

Sex Sells, Even When You Don't Notice It

What lewd messages are hidden in everyday advertisements?

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Advertisers have flirted with using subliminal messaging for at least a half-century, and like most things in advertising, it’s almost always trying to sell sex as much as the product. Here’s a rundown of some the sexiest hidden messages we found in ads. Whether they were intentional or not is perhaps debatable, but that doesn’t change the fact that they’re there.

Chris Wade is a New York-based video and audio producer and an occasional contributor to Brow Beat.