Tagged: commercials

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ads: Kia’s losing its Soul

It all started out so innocently. A unique vehicle with an innovative ad strategy. Kia Soul, the urban crossover vehicle.1 The hamsters are cute, the music is good with both a pop and retro feel, and the iPod brings instant...

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video: …what’s this ad for?

You’ve got to wonder if someone pitched this ad just to see if they could get away with it. Or this was the ad they wanted the client to turn down to make their other ad look better and it backfired–you designers know what I’m talking about.

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video: Told You So

It’s that time again. Are you ready for some Super Bowl commercials?! These spots probably won’t make it to the air…

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ads: Bury my face…

It always amazes me the kinds of ads that show up in the late night hours. I was watching last night’s Look Around You from Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” time slot and at the end of the program were the...

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ads: Oh no…!

Just a quickie to give people a smile leading into the weekend. I’ve been giggling at this commercial ever since it started airing. It’s one of the few ads that I don’t skip past when it comes on: Get the...

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ads: tenor to soprano… to bass

An ad making the rounds that gave me a chuckle is the new one from Mike’s Hard Lemonade. The recent campaign features Steve Berg (last seen as one of the groupies/singers in Dr. Horrible who’d do the weird stuff) as...

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ads: what would YOU do?

Ah, a square of vanilla ice cream coated in chocolate. I doubt anyone of my generation doesn’t recall those ads with “man on the street” style interviews, in what seemed like New York City, asking people what kind of crazy...

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ads: singing for your supper?

In the long-standing TV advertising tradition of white guy rappers* comes a new Taco Bell commercial that is a sequel, of sorts, to the 89¢ rap for Stephanie ad: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required...

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ads: are y’all even still together?

Thanks to TiVo*, I don’t see that many ads anymore, but this one always cracks me up: “It’s the 34th time this year…” The other ads in the series are cute and ride that fine line of awkwardness that’s made...

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ads: “Put it in me, Scott.”

I’m only posting this because I saw an edited version on tv a few minutes ago and compared to the original, it was nowhere near as funny… or disturbing. Last week, AdFreak posted a Quiznos ad created by Nitro to...