Tag Archives: commercials

  • ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ From Pabst Blue Ribbon (Video)

    ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ From Pabst Blue Ribbon (Video)

    Meet John “Chickie” Donohue, an American beer hero (“beero?”) who has achieved the greatest honor such a hero can ever hope to achieve: Starring in his own Pabst Blue Ribbon commercial. The ad, which is more like a short documentary telling Donohue’s crazy story, is aptly titled The Greatest Beer Run Ever. And indeed, Chickie’s […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • ‘Art of Time': Seiko’s Rube Goldberg Contraption (Video)

    ‘Art of Time': Seiko’s Rube Goldberg Contraption (Video)

    The art of watchmaking carries an inherent limitation; the artist’s creation must be contained inside a watch. A new ad from watch brand Seiko turns that art loose on a (relatively) huge contraption in the vein of Rube Goldberg or Mouse Trap, made from watch components and used to make a new ad for the […]

  • ‘The Story of Vans': Vans Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Video)

    ‘The Story of Vans': Vans Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Video)

    Earlier this week was the 50th birthday of legendary skate shoe brand Vans—March 16th, 2016, to be exact. And as all brands must do when a nice, round, multiple-of-10 anniversary rolls around, Vans is celebrating its birthday with a spate of promotional materials, including a spot called The Story of Vans. The Story of Vans […]

  • The Most Interesting Man in the World is Getting Replaced by Dos Equis

    The Most Interesting Man in the World is Getting Replaced by Dos Equis

    One of the most consistently entertaining characters in advertising over the last decade has been The Most Interesting Man in the World, pitchman for Dos Equis beer. As played by actor Jonathan Goldsmith, the character has been the voluntary spokesman for Dos Equis since 2006, but now he will be going through some pretty significant […]

  • Nike Speed Drops: Nike Hires NFL Stars for Sneaker Deliveries (Video)

    Nike Speed Drops: Nike Hires NFL Stars for Sneaker Deliveries (Video)

    Nike+ subscribers get a lot of cool sneaker-related perks for their membership dues, but over Super Bowl weekend a select few got an extra-special bonus perk in the form of high-speed, specialized Nike Speed Drops of coveted Swoosh sneakers performed by NFL stars like Chris Ivory, Latavius Murray and Todd Gurley. While it’s unlikely that […]

  • ‘Jason Bourne’ Super Bowl Spot (Video)

    ‘Jason Bourne’ Super Bowl Spot (Video)

    Super Bowl commercials really aren’t as fun as they used to be, since most of the best ones are all released online days before the game, and a lot of the brands have “caught on” to the whole thing in an ultimately detrimental way. But last night’s game was still home to a cool movie […]

  • ‘Lucky Coin': The Returning DeLorean Gets First Commercial (Video)

    ‘Lucky Coin': The Returning DeLorean Gets First Commercial (Video)

    In case you thought the DeLorean people were just going to sit back and wait for those 300 new DeLoreans to just sell themselves, the DeLorean Motor Company has unveiled their first commercial for this momentous return to the marketplace. It’s called Lucky Coin, and I’m happy to say it resembles nothing more than that […]