Tag Archives: commercials

  • ‘NBA 2K18 Legend Edition’ Announces Shaq as Cover Athlete (Video)

    ‘NBA 2K18 Legend Edition’ Announces Shaq as Cover Athlete (Video)

    In addition to his myriad other duties as a spokesman and basketball commentator, Shaquille O’Neal is the cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K18 Legend Edition. After the announcement, Shaq appeared at a live press conference to discuss the development, but a sneaky prankster was manning the teleprompter during his speech – that’s the narrative […]

  • “Connected Whopper”: New Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Devices (Video)

    “Connected Whopper”: New Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Devices (Video)

    It’s been less than two weeks since Burger King unveiled Whopper Toothpaste, and now they’re trolling everybody with a voice-activated Google device (as well as Google itself) with a new advertisement. It’s called the “Connected Whopper,” but what it really is is a commercial that activates your phone to ask Google about the chain’s signature […]

  • Pie Tops: Pizza Hut Develops Sneakers With Pizza-Ordering Function (Video)

    Pie Tops: Pizza Hut Develops Sneakers With Pizza-Ordering Function (Video)

    The worlds of sneakers and pizza have converged, and the nexus point is Pizza Hut. More specifically, the pizza chain has developed a sneaker that has a button that will actually order a pizza to your door. The sneakers are called, naturally, Pie Tops. Watching the Pie Tops commercial with basketball legend Grant Hill, it’s […]

  • “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    Last night during the Academy Awards, Rolex spent a little advertising scratch highlighting the many Rolex watches that have appeared on film over the years. The name of the ad is “Celebrating Cinema,” and it features Rolexes being worn by various movie characters going back to the 1950s. By some weird coincidence, Bill Paxton, who […]

  • “The NOW Experience”: Mercedes-Benz Releases Live Film (Video)

    “The NOW Experience”: Mercedes-Benz Releases Live Film (Video)

    There are some unscrupulous people out there who are describing “The NOW Experience” as “the world’s first live TV commercial,” starting with the marketing people at Mercedes-Benz, which put out the commercial. There’s only one problem with this: back in the early days of television all commercials were live, which makes this claim disingenuous at […]

  • ‘The No Contest Taste Test': Shaq Helps Krispy Kreme Test Coffee (Video)

    ‘The No Contest Taste Test': Shaq Helps Krispy Kreme Test Coffee (Video)

    Food brands are always trotting out supposedly objective taste tests that tout their products’ superior flavors over that of other brands’. Krispy Kreme has now officially done away with this tissue-thin layer of objectivity with what they call The No Contest Taste Test, and they got Shaq to help them do it. As you’ll see, […]

  • ‘The Man Who Kept Running': Nike Ads Starring Kevin Hart (Video)

    ‘The Man Who Kept Running': Nike Ads Starring Kevin Hart (Video)

    There appears to be some serious Forrest Gump vibes floating about in the zeitgeist these days.  First, we elected Donald Trump president, and now Kevin Hart is starring in a new series of commercials for the Nike+ Apple Watch that appear to have been inspired by the film. The series is called The Man Who […]

  • “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 […]