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2012 Super Bowl Commercials

Capitalist Porn - Behind the Fetishization of Super Bowl Commercials

Adam Hanft | Posted 04.07.2012 | Media
Adam Hanft

If "advertising is dead," like many say, then the two weeks before the Super Bowl are the kind of mortality that American manufacturing would like to experience.

The Worst Super Bowl Commercials Of 2012

Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

Not only is a Super Bowl ad a tremendous financial commitment for any business but it also brings with it far more risk than most types of advertising...

11 Banned Super Bowl Commercials

Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports

In the quest to dominate water cooler conversation on Monday (or, better yet, Twitter conversation on Sunday) many advertisers are looking to push the...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

The Men Behind The Music Behind The Super Bowl Commercials | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit

The advertising agencies who create the commercials that air during the Super Bowl get plenty of publicity, and in the weeks leading up to Sunday's ga...

The Most Controversial Super Bowl Commercials

Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports

Among the dozens of new commercials that premier during the Super Bowl every year, there are always a few that rub people the wrong way. Some of these...

Companies That Blow Money On Super Bowl Ads

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Michael B. Sauter and Ashley C. Allen | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: A 30-second ad spot in this year's Super Bowl costs an average of $3.5 million. That's an 84 percent increase from 10 years ago an...

Shocked? Not! Not Many Surprises In Super Bowl Ads

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 02.04.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- If you're expecting to be shocked by all the Super Bowl ads, don't hold your breath: There won't be many surprises. About 20 of the rough...

WATCH: Ferris Bueller Returns For The Super Bowl

Posted 01.30.2012 | Media

Ferris Bueller is back for the 2012 Super Bowl. Matthew Broderick is reprising his classic role for a new Honda ad that will air on Sunday. The co...