Ameriquest Kills Its Patient


Playing right into our enjoyment of sick humor, the first Ameriquest Super Bowl spot showed a couple of doctors presiding over a patient with cut shots to the patient's husband and daughter. A fly is buzzing around the patient and one of the doctors kills the fly with the those heart paddle things and says, "That killed him" just as the wife and daughter walk into the room. Love that sick humor! However, we forget what the spot had to do with mortgages. See the ad here.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 5-06    
Topic: Commercials, Good, Super Bowl 2006, Television

Cave Man Wishes He Had FedEx


The FedEx ad took place in pre-historic time with a cave man setting a bird free becasue the bird was delivering a package for him. but as soon as he set the bird free, a large creature devoured it. The cave man goes back into the cave and his "boss," who wanted the package delivered overnight, fires him but than man, complains, "FedX isn't invented yet!" He then walks out of the cave, dejected, only to be stomped on by some gigantic elephant foot. Funny. Click More to see the ad.

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by Steve Hall    Feb- 5-06    
Topic: Commercials, Good, Super Bowl 2006, Television

Whopperettes Create Human Burger King Whopper


OK, we were already to hate the Burger King Brooke Burke Whopperettes commercial until all those Whopperettes started flying through the air, dressed like burger ingredients, and landing face first, one on top of each other, until they formed a Whopper presented by Burke all while that really freaky looking Burger King dude looked on. From Crispin and we like it. See the ad here. And thank you Crispin for making it so easy for us ad types that obsess over this stuff to actually find and view the ad. Much appreciated.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 5-06    
Topic: Commercials, Good, Super Bowl 2006, Television

Jessica Simpson's Breasts Are Pizza Hut Bites


Is it just us or are the creative folks behind the Jessica Simpson Pizza Hut ad pulling one over on us? The copy, "These bites are gonna pop right into you" uttered by Simpson as she lears into the eyes of that horned up kid just can't help is feel there's some sort of sexual overtone going on here. Just what bites is she talking about putting into his mouth?

by Steve Hall    Feb- 5-06    
Topic: Celebrity, Commercials, Super Bowl 2006, Television

Over the Top 'Full Throttle' Ad Will Make Truckers Laugh


With an explosive orgasm of motor vehicles including Hell's Angel's-like bikers, hemis and attack helicopters, Coke's Full Throttle ad is so over the top...and so good...that we bet even those complaining truck drivers will be choking on their Bud's, laughing and the over-blown hilarity of it all. Click More to see the ad.

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by Steve Hall    Feb- 5-06    
Topic: Commercials, Good, Super Bowl 2006

Adland Ties Super Bowl Spots In A Bow


Neatly organizing the known players for Sunday's Super Bowl Advertising extravaganza, Adland has compiled a list of advertisers, what they plan to air and when during the game the ads will run. Budweiser will dominate with ten spots during the game. GoDaddy has finally made the list. All the other regulars will be there as well from FedX to Subway to ESPN to MasterCard to Emerald to Burger King (with Brooke Burke) to Pepsi to...well....just go read the list.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 2-06    
Topic: Commercials, Super Bowl 2006

Animals Audition For Spike Jonze Miller Commercials


In the works since last Summer, Miller, along with Spike Jonze and Y&R Chicago, has created six commercials featuring talking animals that mock all the animals Budweiser has used in its ads over the years. The "auditions" for the ads, which feature animals babbling on frustrated actor-style, can be viewed here. Who knows. Perhaps they'll appear in the Super Bowl.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 2-06    
Topic: Celebrity, Commercials, Television

Fabio Alert! The Buff-Chested One To Do Super Bowl Ad


In a commercial created by Dallas-based TM, Fabio will foist his romance novel persona upon us for Nationwide Insurance, the company's first Super Bowl commercial. The ad, which looks like a shampoo commercial, is replete with romantic cheesiness with Fabio dressed as a gondolier in Venice and over the top imagery of blooming flowers and white horses...all to sell insurance.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 1-06    
Topic: Celebrity, Commercials, Super Bowl 2006, Television Airs Banned Super Bowl Commercials


Entertainment site, last night, released 16 banned Super Bowl commercials that were intended (or not) by marketers to appear in this or last year's Super Bowl. Founder and Co-CEO said his site compiled the 16 commercials from the Internet and did not make any agreements with the marketers to show the ads. Have fun but, no doubt, you've seen them all already.

by Steve Hall    Feb- 1-06    
Topic: Commercials, Online, Super Bowl 2006, Television

Ben Affleck is No Match For Lynx When It Comes to the Ladies


Back in August 2005, Ben Affleck signed a $1,8 million deal with Lynx (Axe in the States) to appear in several commercials. Adland points to this spot which features Affleck clicking his way through the day counting each time a female checks him out. At the end of the day, he's quite pleased with his click total, that is, until he gets on the elevator.

by Steve Hall    Jan-31-06    
Topic: Celebrity, Commercials, Good, Television

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