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

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

By Val Powell February 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 …

Google Posts New Ads For Search App Google Posts New Ads For Search App
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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 …

James Franco Is Samsung's "Ultimate Multitasker" James Franco Is Samsung's "Ultimate Multitasker"
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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 …

A Funnier Version Of The Martin Scorsese Siri Ad A Funnier Version Of The Martin Scorsese Siri Ad

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 …

Watch The New Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial Watch The New Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial

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 …

Google Takes The Nexus 7 Camping Google Takes The Nexus 7 Camping

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 …

Sexism And Tech Ads Go Apparently Go Together Sexism And Tech Ads Go Apparently Go Together
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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 …

Durex Condoms Goes For The Risque Durex Condoms Goes For The Risque

When making a commercial, or, well, any attempting any big marketing push, the goal is to get people talking. Talking about the product, the commercial it appeared in, and any fallout that occurs from it. Face it, if a commercial …

Google+ And The Muppets Take The United Kingdom Google+ And The Muppets Take The United Kingdom

While Google+‘s commercial with The Muppets has been on in the United States since the Oscars, the search engine introduced the ad copy to the United Kingdom, making it Google’s first ad campaign for that particular region. Apparently, the tag …

Kate Upton's Zoo York Commercial Is Too Hot For TV Kate Upton's Zoo York Commercial Is Too Hot For TV

Last month, model and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl Kate Upton blew up the twitterfeed when she filmed the hottest hamburger advertisement ever for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. Now she has a new steamy commercial coming out, this time for …

The Three Little Pigs In an Era of Open Journalism The Three Little Pigs In an Era of Open Journalism

How would the modern world cover the conspiracy surrounding The Three Little Pigs? Would they blame the wolf? Would Twitter trends pop up in support of the Wolf’s plight? What about the Pigs? Would their hard scrabble life–having to move …

New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Best Feature New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Best Feature
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Are you guys still using Siri? As an iPhone 4S owner myself, I’ve noticed that I’ve been using Apple’s voice assistant less and less as time goes on. It’s not that Siri wasn’t useful on many occasions – because she …

The Will Ferrell Super Bowl Commercial You Didn’t See [VIDEO] The Will Ferrell Super Bowl Commercial You Didn’t See [VIDEO]

Whatever you think and feel about the Super Bowl and the highly commercialized cult of consumerism that permeates every vein and pore of the event, you can’t really deny this: Will Ferrell had an awesome spot in that Old Milwaukee …

Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective? Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective?
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What is it that makes a Super Bowl ad so great? Is it something funny, inspiring, unbelievable, or what? According to Ace Metrix CEO Peter Daboll, a likable ad doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an effective ad. As he explained, great ads are likable, but they have to do more in order to be effective.

Relive Super Bowl Commercial History With Hulu’s AdZone Relive Super Bowl Commercial History With Hulu’s AdZone

Hulu hopes to make some people’s favorite part of the Super Bowl, the ads, more accesible. Today, they announced the launch of AdZone, where they’ve collected many of the best and most iconic ads of all time for your viewing …

Watch Super Bowl Ads With YouTube’s Ad Blitz Watch Super Bowl Ads With YouTube’s Ad Blitz

Sometimes, if you’re uninterested in the teams playing or simply uninterested in football entirely, the Super Bowl commercials are the best part of the whole production. Companies spend big bucks for prime-time ad real estate, knowing that their ads are …

FedEx Uses YouTube To Issue Delivery Driver Apology FedEx Uses YouTube To Issue Delivery Driver Apology
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By now, you’ve probably seen, or at least heard about the FedEx delivery driver who was caught on tape demonstrating some incredibly effective package delivery techniques. If not, familiarize yourself: Needless to say, Mister Throw Packages became a viral hit …