The Clapper, Excellence in Advertising

“Sorry, can’t hear you, Marge. I’m clapping.” Before God invented Netflix and PVRs, you had to sit through a battery of commercials every time you turned on the idiot box. Most of them made you wonder why the hell Philo Taylor Farnsworth didn’t also invent something to block out commercials. Like Netflix or PVRs. But …

Serta Perfect Sleeper Excellence in Advertising

Before God invented Netflix and PVRs, you had to sit through a battery of commercials every time you turned on the idiot box. Most of them made you wonder why the hell Philo Taylor Farnsworth didn’t also invent something to block out commercials. Like Netflix or PVRs. But occasionally, a television ad struck gold to …

Subway Suspends Relationship with Pitchman Jared Fogle

Fogle, well known from his appearances on Subway television commercials, was seen for a time outside his home in Zionsville, a suburb northwest of Indianapolis, as law enforcement agents removed electronics from the house, Authorities searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, about two months after the executive director …

15 Most Bizarre Video Game Television Commercials

Television commercials may not seem that fundamental to game sales or pushing a product these days, but it’s easy to forget that before this Internet dominant, marketplace-heavy time, conventional TV advertisements were largely responsible telling the public about a new title. It’s true that some commercials are beautiful examples of art mixed with a game’s …

Check Out the Best Bollywood Commercials Ever Made!

Bollywood stars are increasingly becoming known not just for the films they star in, but also for the commercials which they appear in. Whether it’s soft drinks or beauty products, we’ve seen many of our favourite stars gracing our television screens to endorse something, in the hope that us consumers will go out and buy …