Tag Archives: advertising

  • Halloween Harland: Official Colonel Sanders Halloween Costume

    Halloween Harland: Official Colonel Sanders Halloween Costume

    Halloween is coming up in less than three weeks, do you know who you’re dressing up as? I’d say with all the KFC Colonels running amok through TV and internet advertising over the past, uh, however long they’ve been doing this nonsense, there’s probably going to be a lot of Colonels on Halloween too. Now, […]

  • Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    I admit to having a nearly infinite capacity for keeping track of all manner of fictional sagas, but KFC‘s ongoing ad campaign involving various high-profile actors and comedians portraying their departed founder is not one of them. So I don’t know exactly how Ray Liotta fits into the KFC Colonel continuity, but I do know […]

  • “NETFLIX IS A JOKE” Billboards Pop Up in NY and LA

    “NETFLIX IS A JOKE” Billboards Pop Up in NY and LA

    When I first saw this story, I got all excited to write about some good old-fashioned anti-advertising, as a kind of tonic to the deluge of marketing and ads that saturates modern life. But, as it turns out, the new “NETFLIX IS A JOKE” billboards that have been spotted in New York and Los Angeles […]

  • World View Zinger 1: KFC Launches Chicken Sandwich Into Space (Video)

    World View Zinger 1: KFC Launches Chicken Sandwich Into Space (Video)

    Donald Trump recently said that privatization of space exploration would play a big role in the United States’ future, and Colonel Sanders has kind of proven him right with the launch of World View Zinger 1 – one small step for man, one giant leap for a chicken sandwich. The World View Zinger 1 is […]

  • ‘The IKEA Easy Recipe Series’ Cookbook Has Cookable Pages (Video)

    ‘The IKEA Easy Recipe Series’ Cookbook Has Cookable Pages (Video)

    IKEA has developed a new kind of cookbook that seems designed to let even complete kitchen idiots make their own meals. It’s The IKEA Easy Recipe Series, a new line of – well, I guess these are cookposters or cookfliers more than they are cookbooks – with cookable pages that you roll up and throw […]

  • Nutella Unica: 7 Million Unique Jars of Hazelnut Spread (Video)

    Nutella Unica: 7 Million Unique Jars of Hazelnut Spread (Video)

    Nutella recently sold 7 million jars of its addictive hazelnut spread in Italy, but unlike most of their sales these 7 million jars were different. I mean that literally, because every jar in this special edition are visually unique, created using an algorithm that ensured no two jars could be alike, for a project called […]

  • “Kevin Spacey and Gordon Ramsay Have a Swear Off” (Video)

    “Kevin Spacey and Gordon Ramsay Have a Swear Off” (Video)

    Gordon Ramsay is one of the people who consistently elevates profanity to its true stature as one of the great art forms. And in one short video made to promote his upcoming series The F Word, it’s his abilities as a user of colorful language rather than a creator of colorful casseroles that are put […]