All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Commercial’

Kim Kardashian Fires Back at Carls, Jr.

Kim Kardashian is having a war of words with Carls Jr. Kim Kardashian appeared in a Carl’s Jr. ad — you know, the kind with scantily-clad hot models scarfing down huge Carl’s Jr. meat, sometimes spilling it on their bodies. But Kim Kardashian did not appear in a a big burger ad. She appeared in a salad ad. Now the …

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E-Trade Talking Baby Calls It Quits

If you can’t get enough of the talking baby from the E-Trade commercials, you’ll have to get your fix on YouTube from here on out because the little man is done. After using the baby for six years, E-Trade is ready to move on. Even though it might be tough to accept that the E-Trade baby won’t be entertaining us …

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Honey Maid’s Commercial Sparks Controversy

Honey Maid released a new graham cracker commercial this week, and because of the extreme diversity in the ad, the commercial has sparked controversy among viewers. The commercial shows families from all walks of life: a gay couple, a biracial couple, a single father, a military family, and a dad covered in tattoos. The tagline reads: “Honey Maid, everyday wholesome …

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Brooklyn Decker Gets Nerdy For BMW Ad

Brooklyn Decker is a nerd. Well, not exactly. It turns out Decker is part of a BMW commercial featuring the stunner as a geeky girl-complete with frizzy hair and braces. The beautiful 26-year-old supermodel and actress flaunted a very hilarious pic on her Instagram two days ago. “So this commercial for BMW came out today… details later…” Decker captioned along …

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Doritos Commercial: Winner of Super Bowl Commercial Contest Announced

Instead of spending a ton of money filming commercials for the Super Bowl, Doritos went a different route and did their “Crash the Super Bowl” contest again. This contest involves fans sending in Doritos commercials they filmed on their own and offers a grand prize of $1 million. Doritos aired the two finalist commercials, “Time Machine” and “Cowboy Kid,” during …

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Terry Crews Is Having A Great Year

2014 is already starting off as a great year for Terry Crews. Crews currently co-stars in the Golden Globe winning Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, he just appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, and we’ll get to see him in a new Super Bowl ad with the Muppets. And January isn’t even over yet! The people at Toyota have enlisted the …

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“Puppy Love” Ad from Budweiser for Super Bowl Goes Viral

Judging from Budweiser’s new “Puppy Love” ad, the people who watch the Super Bowl just for the commercials won’t be disappointed this year. Budweiser released a commercial today that they plan to air during the Super Bowl, and yet again, the beer company has a hit. “Puppy Love” already has more than 5 million hits since being posted to YouTube. …

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Butterfinger Cups Has Racy New Teaser Ad

In a bid to outdo the market leader, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Nestle is hoping to take advantage of the hype that comes with Super Bowl to launch its new Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups with a teaser ad. The ad…of the ad (teaser ad) is about Peanut Butter and his wife Chocolate going to Edible Couples Counseling to try to find …

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Old Spice Commercial: “Mom Song” is a Hit on YouTube

Old Spice released a new commercial during the AFC Wild Card game between San Diego and Cincinnati on Sunday, and to the dismay of some folks, the commercial didn’t feature the familiar face of Isaiah Mustafa from “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” commercials. Instead, Old Spice went a different route and debuted the “Mom Song” commercial. The commercial …

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New iPhone Christmas Ad a Sad Commentary on Culture

Worried about being criticized over the dependency on technology? How about having to give a reason for those inseparable elongated moments with your smart phone? It’s okay, for Apple knows what you’re really doing. In a 90-second commercial titled “Misunderstood” aired yesterday, Apple shows a family getting together with the focal point on the seemingly self-isolating teenage son; he stares …

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Mike Tyson Returns Evander Holyfield’s Ear In Hilarious Foot Locker Ad [Video]

Foot Locker’s hilarious new commercial features Mike Tyson and a piece of ear he bit off  about 16 years ago. The retailer is promoting its “week of greatness” in a new ad campaign. The ad starts out with Cleveland Cavaliers star, Kyrie Irving chilling by a basketball court with two friends. ” A whole week of the most premium kicks… feels …

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Kmart “Jingle Balls” Commercial Controversy

Kmart is sure to have the most entertaining and controversial commercial of the holiday season. The Joe Boxer ad, which was released this week, has been nicknamed “Jingle Balls”, and shows six men shaking their (well you know) to the sound of the Christmas classic, “Jingle Bells”. The “Show your Joe” ad starts very innocently with six very handsome men …

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Tyson Returns Ear To Holyfield In Commercial

I guess things in the world can be OK after all! Mike Tyson finally returns Evander Holyfield’s ear to him…..but this was for fun. In a new commercial, where Cleveland Cavalier’s Kyrie Irving is dreaming about if all is right with the world, Tyson is shown with Holyfield giving back the ear he bit off in their rematch bout in …

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This Toys ‘R’ Us Ad Outraged Even Stephen Colbert

Last week, environmentalist Peter Gleick penned an editorial about a Toys “R” Us commercial from October that, frustratingly, decries hard science in favor of running amok in a toy store. “My wife and I were relaxing, watching TV when we saw this advertisement from Toys “R” Us. We were struck speechless with shock and anger,” he writes. “The camera pans …

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Marijuana Legalization Group May Air Super Bowl Ad

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (better known as NORML) is currently leading a contest sponsored by Intuit, the software company behind QuickBooks, to have its ad appear during the Super Bowl. In a genius (at least originally) marketing move, Intuit decided to buy a $4 million, 30 second ad and allow a small business the chance …

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Terrie Hall, Star of Anti-Smoking Ads, Dies at 53

While the name may not spark a memory for most of us, the images created by the CDC in their “Tips From Smokers” campaign sure do. Terrie Hall was the star of these commercials. Hall died yesterday morning after her long battle with cancer. She was only 53 years old. Hall started smoking when she was a teenage cheerleader. Like …

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Nike Brings “Just Do It” Into the Social Media Age

2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Nike’s timeless “Just Do It” slogan, which means it’s perfect time to construct a new marketing campaign around reintroducing the concept to the world of social media, complete with a #JustDoIt hashtag. While the slogan never really went away, it certainly hasn’t been the prominent tagline in Nike’s commercials as of late. That, however, …

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What Does Windows 8 Have To Do With Piñatas?

If you recall, a leak from last week showed the world the first Windows 8 commercials, or so we thought. Turns out that those ads are not going to be the first as Microsoft has finally unveiled the real first ad for its new operating system. The new ad is simply called, “Windows 8 is Coming Soon.” It features a …

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New PlayStation 3 Ad Shows Off Re-Designed Console in an Odd Way

Earlier this month at the Tokyo Game Show, Sony revealed its new re-re-designed PlayStation 3. The newest model of the console is even smaller than the last – 20% smaller and 25% lighter than the PlayStation 3 Slim, to be exact. Unfortunately for consumers, despite the new design, the cost of previous editions of the PlayStation 3 haven’t gone down. …

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Nike Quickly Drops Commercial For LeBron James’ Championship

One wonders how long Nike’s been sitting on this congratulatory commercial for LeBron James, which debuted shortly after the Heat completed their five-game beatdown of the Oklahoma City Thunder. I mean, it’s not like Nike whipped this up while the Heat were pulling away in the second half of Game 5 or anything. Something like this takes some time, which …

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Teaser Compares iPhone Users To Sheep

Considering the war of words that broke out after Instagram was made available to Android users, perhaps Samsung is onto something. Is it a sense of insecurity that goes with owning Apple products, or are people really that butthurt over an “iPhone-only” photography app crossing over to another platform? Again, when you look at the complaints that followed, Samsung may …

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New iPad TV Spot Focuses On Retina Display

Well it’s no “1984” but then again that was a sixty-second piece of advertising history that is considered by many in the advertising industry to be the greatest television commercial ever created for the greatest brand ever launched. It ran only once and during the Superbowl that year. The new Apple television commercial for the new iPad is smart and …

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MLB 12 The Show Commercial Teases a “Cubs Win” Scenario

A heart felt look inside the souls of Cubs fans and how they’ll feel if when their team wins the World Series -or- the ultimate tease, that’s just mean, because the Cubs are destined to never win another World Series? The White Sox fan in me simply sits back and polishes my faux 2005 World Series ring, smiling devilishly. I’ll …

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Charlie Sheen, DirecTV and Fiat Capitalize On Once “Winning” Image

Fiat and DirecTV have banked on the visibly aged Charlie Sheen’s bad boy reputation in the hopes of boosting their sales. Sheen capitalizes on his wild past and cheesy 80s movie personas by driving a tiny Fiat 500 Abarth in the middle of a house while a Super Bowl party is going in the following advertisement. If Batman decided to …

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Banned Condom Super Bowl Ad, Liam Neeson’s Scotch, & Snow Scooters

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that way. Today’s videos feature an amazing Who Wants To Be A Millionaire story teller, Michael Winslow doing video games, Unicorns …

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Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator Movie Teaser Trailer

From Borat to Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen has been know as a lewd and crude dude. His crazy antics in movies and his many characters and personas have gained him a wild reputation in Hollywood and around the world alike. With the release of the full “The Dictator” movie trailer, it seems Cohen is at his shenanigans once again.

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Samsung Takes A Dig At Apple Fans In New Ad

Samsung has released a new ad making fun of iPhone fans. Entitled “Samsunged” the ad takes a subtle shot at the iPhone’s battery life issues, and picks on the iPhone’s lack of built-in turn-by-turn navigation. It shows a group of would-be iPhone buyers waiting in line outside an Apple store, talking with a hipster (complete with fixed-gear bike) about his …

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Around The World Time Lapse, Invisible Racist, and Baby Interrogation

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that way. Today’s videos feature an awesome Doritos commercial that never graced the television, a gruesome marketing video from Capcom, a …

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Santa’s Newest Little Helper is Siri

Whatever your opinion of the Apple brand, it’s hard to ignore the fact their marketing department certainly “gets” how to do commercials correctly. Whether it’s the iPod’s famous silhouette commercials or the “I’m a Mac, and I’m a PC” series, Apple is quite adept at leveraging the television to promote their brand. Their latest offering comes just in time for …

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Bing’s New Holiday Marketing Campaign, Now With More Rudolph

Recently Bing announced a new holiday marketing campaign for its Bing search engine. The new campaign finds Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and his friends, taking center stage in four separate advertisements for Bing. Each advertisement was done in the same stop-motion puppet animation that was used in the original 1964 TV special, so it will have a nostalgic feel for …

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