All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘commercials’

Christina Applegate Stars in Weird New Fruitwater Ad

Christina Applegate joined her former on-screen mother this week as Katey Sagal accepted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The two were also joined by former Married With Children co-stars Ed O’Neill and David Faustino during the ceremony. The event was a look back at the show that propelled Applegate to stardom. Playing Kelly Bundy on Married With …

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Coca Cola’s ‘America The Beautiful’ Ad Causes Controversy

This year Coca Cola ditched its lovable polar bears, opting instead for ¬†for a more arousing Super Bowl commercial. Coca Cola chose to go with an ad that they had to have known would spark controversy — but some call that good marketing. After all, the Super Bowl came and went and we’re still talking about the commercial. The commercial …

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Chevrolet Silverado Super Bowl Ad Gets Romantic

Hello Ladies In what’s becoming a popular move, companies are releasing Super Bowl ads before the big game on Sunday in an effort to generate internet buzz. It’s not a bad decision considering the cost of a 30-second ad this year is at the $4 million mark. Chevrolet released its Sunday-bound ad on Wednesday and because of their marketing strategy, …

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Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing

Netflix has released yet another ad pushing its Netflix Kids offering with a new YouTube upload “Netflix ‘Supplies’ Ad Spot”. “Everyone remembers building a pillow fort as a kid. Now imagine you could take Netflix inside!” the company says in the video description. “Netflix has tons of movies and TV shows for the whole family, including new and classic titles …

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Here’s That Awesome Walking Dead Time Warner Ad

There were a lot of commercials during the Super Bowl that got people talking, as usual. For some reason, I haven’t heard much today about this one, when it was easily one of the best. AMC has uploaded it to its YouTube channel for The Walking Dead fans to enjoy, so here you go: The show returns this Sunday. More …

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Dell Dude (Slacker Steve) Thinks He’s The Cure for Dell’s Ailments

Last week, it was announced that former force in PC manufacturing Dell was participating in buyout talks, which have included rumors of Microsoft throwing a few bucks at the deal. Dell clearly isn’t what it used to be. But a figure from Dell’s past says that in order to get back to where they used to be, they need to …

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Make Your Kids (And Potential Employers) Think You’re Smarter Than You Are With The Google Search App

Google has put out a couple new ads for its Search App. The last time they did that (in November), we saw a little girl and her mother figure out how to come up with a Martin Van buren costume and an umpire use Voice Search to look up the strike zone in a baseball game. In the new ones, …

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James Franco Multitasks With His Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 In This New Ad

Samsung has put out a new, nearly three-minute commercial for the Galaxy Note 10.1, featuring (and apparently directed by) James Franco, showing us how James Franco uses the device. Franco is presented as “the ultimate multitasker”. He engages in numerous activities while using his tablet, including a pillow fight with young girls and making breakfast. As Samsung notes in the …

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A Different, Funnier Take On That Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial

Last week, we showed you an a new iPhone 4S commercial featuring Martin Scorsese using Siri. While much tamer, we couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain uncomfortable scene in Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. Now, there’s a funnier take on the ad. AppJudgment has uploaded the following parody to YouTube (via 9to5Mac): This video is even funnier considering that a …

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This New Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial Is A Lot Tamer Than Taxi Driver

Apple has put out a new iPhone/Siri commercial featuring famed director Martin Scorsese. This follows ads featuring Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Zooey Deschanel. Watching the new one, I can’t help but think about a classic scene from Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, where he is also riding in the back of a cab talking like Martin Scorsese. The biggest difference …

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Google’s Nexus 7 Is The Perfect Dinosaur Hunter

We were pretty impressed with Google’s Nexus 7 tablet. It’s a great piece of hardware that’s complemented by the always impressive Jelly Bean. If anything, it’s only fault is that of Google Play and its somewhat paltry offerings. Well, Google is now kicking the Nexus 7 marketing machine into gear with the device’s first ad. It’s pretty cute and does …

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Are Toshiba’s New Device Commercials Unnecessarily Sexist?

Sex sells. If you’ve been around any commercials that are shown during sporting events, this is readily apparent. Whether it’s Budweiser girls in swim wear or Miller Lite girls wrestling it out to see what catchphrase best applies to the beer, the use of titillation in mass advertising is nothing new. However, when these advertising methods leave the world of …

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