Tag Archives: commercials

  • Wieden & Kennedy’s Formerly Lost First Nike Ads Resurface (Video)

    Wieden & Kennedy’s Formerly Lost First Nike Ads Resurface (Video)

    You’ve probably heard of the occasional “lost film,” but did you know TV commercials can be lost, too? That was the case with the first-ever Nike commercials produced by the brand’s longtime advertising firm Wieden & Kennedy back in 1982, but now the ads have resurfaced and made it to YouTube for advertising buffs to […]

  • Esurance Giving Away $1.5 Million Super Bowl Ad Savings (Video)

    Esurance Giving Away $1.5 Million Super Bowl Ad Savings (Video)

    One of the least recognized aspects of the Super Bowl commercial frenzy is that one ad that comes on after the game ends. It’s usually a regular TV commercial but this year the people at Esurance had a clever idea—grab the spot, and turn the $1.5 million savings into a huge giveaway promotion. So they […]

  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Super Bowl Trailer (Video)

    ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Super Bowl Trailer (Video)

    Last night, two professional football teams got together for the most important cause in all of sports: To promote products and upcoming movies and TV shows. One of the highlights of those promotions was the new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the sequel to the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. Where the movie’s first […]

  • 19 Vintage Video Game Commercials That Might Blow Your Mind

    19 Vintage Video Game Commercials That Might Blow Your Mind

    It’s funny how relative entertainment is. I mean, really, just look at video games. Today, playing a game of Pong would bore a typical 11-year-old out of his mind. Hell, it would bore a typically 21-year-old out of his mind. However, back in the day, people absolutely LOVED playing Pong and all sorts of other video games that seem rudimentary […]

  • 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 […]

  • Chris Paul and Blake Griffin Star in New Kids Foot Locker Ad (Video)

    Chris Paul and Blake Griffin Star in New Kids Foot Locker Ad (Video)

    You don’t have to be a funny actor to play in the NBA, but it definitely helps. Just take a look at two of the league’s biggest stars, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, adding to the TV commercial portfolios in a new spot for Kids Foot Locker, also starring (appropriately enough) CP3′s son Chris. The […]

  • Four New Ron Burgundy Dodge Durango Ads Hit the Airwaves (Videos)

    Four New Ron Burgundy Dodge Durango Ads Hit the Airwaves (Videos)

    The media promotion surrounding the upcoming Anchorman 2 is reaching a point of saturation unmatched by the first movie’s promotional campaign. For proof, just take a look at these new Dodge Durango ads, featuring Ron Burgundy himself. The new Ron Burgundy Dodge Durango ads are four in number, bringing the total number of such ads […]

  • LeBron James Stars in New “Training Day” Nike Ad (Video)

    LeBron James Stars in New “Training Day” Nike Ad (Video)

    If you’re anything like me, when you read the words “LeBron James stars in ‘Training Day’ Nike ad,” you get really excited because you assume that LeBron James is starring in a Nike commercial that’s a parody of the movie Training Day. Alas, this is not the case, as the “Training Day” commercial from Nike […]

  • The 25 Sexiest Super Bowl Commercials of All-Time

    The 25 Sexiest Super Bowl Commercials of All-Time

    As we all know, sex sells. It’s a stupid, clichéd phrase, but it’s true. So when it comes to the biggest advertising blitz on the planet—the Super Bowl—you know you’re in for quite the sexy spectacle. In fact, with each passing year, Super Bowl commercials get hotter and hotter as companies try to one-up each […]