Tag Archives: ads

  • “Only Slightly Exaggerated” Miyazaki-Inspired Travel Oregon Ad

    “Only Slightly Exaggerated” Miyazaki-Inspired Travel Oregon Ad

    No offense intended to the people of that fine state, but I never really thought of Oregon as being a magical, Studio Ghiblian wonderland before. I say “before” because I’ve just watched the new ad from Travel Oregon, which is a total riff on the films of Hayao Miyazaki, entitled “Only Slightly Exaggerated.” The “Only […]

  • “Lonely Night”: This Year’s Pornhub Christmas Ad (Video)

    “Lonely Night”: This Year’s Pornhub Christmas Ad (Video)

    Last year, you might remember that Pornhub rang in the holiday season with an ad for their “Premium Gifting Service,” which had the added benefit of being safe to watch at work. Now, they’re doing it again, and I guess that means it’s a tradition, since “Lonely Night” is now ushering in the holidays for […]

  • #PerfectNever: Ronda Rousey Stars in New Reebok Ad (Video)

    #PerfectNever: Ronda Rousey Stars in New Reebok Ad (Video)

    Ronda Rousey was on the receiving end of one of the most notable upsets in UFC history late last year, and she’s been spending a little bit of time out of the spotlight to recuperate. Now, she’s back, in a new Reebok commercial featuring the slogan #PerfectNever. The idea behind this hashtag is summed up by […]

  • Ashley Madison Launches Solemn New Ad Campaign (Video)

    Ashley Madison Launches Solemn New Ad Campaign (Video)

    The online dating/adultery site Ashley Madison has had a rough year or two, first and foremost due to the massive hack that publicized the identities’ of everyone who started a purportedly secret account with the service. But now, like a husband who went astray but promises to never do it again, the site is back, with […]

  • ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    Kobe Bryant, currently in the midst of his huge farewell blowout leading up to his final NBA game tonight, has accumulated his share of haters and detractors over the course of his career (whether it’s more than his fair share is open to debate). In a new Nike ad called The Conductor, Kobe redirects all […]

  • ‘Terminator: Genisys': Motion Poster Unveiled (Video)

    ‘Terminator: Genisys': Motion Poster Unveiled (Video)

    Movies have changed a lot in the hundred-and-so years since they were invented, but modes of promotion have remained pretty much constant: Posters, trailers, TV and radio spots when possible, and now, internet promotion. But lately there’s been the development of the “motion poster,” which some movie theaters are equipped to display. And the producers […]

  • New Nike SB ‘Skateboarding Is Not A Game’ Ad: “Halftime” (Video)

    New Nike SB ‘Skateboarding Is Not A Game’ Ad: “Halftime” (Video)

    The latest Nike SB commercial under the Skateboarding Is Not A Game campaign has hit the internet, and it continues the campaign’s central focus of light mockery of other, non-skateboarding sports. This time, it’s football, and more specifically, tacky halftime celebrations that sometimes take place during football games. The ad, called “Halftime,” shows a typical […]

  • Old Spice Releases Super-Weird “Mom Song” Commercial (Video)

    Old Spice Releases Super-Weird “Mom Song” Commercial (Video)

    Usually with TV commercials you can kind of tell what demographic the brand was going for when they made the commercial. In the case of the Old Spice ad currently taking off like wildfire on the internet, I think they were just going for “people who share weird stuff on Facebook.” Apologies in advance for […]