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The New York Times Is Running A 'Truth Is Hard' Ad During Oscars

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.27.2017 | Media

In a rejoinder to the Trump administration’s attacks against the media, The New York Times plans to run an ad called “The Truth is Hard” on Sund...

'Pine Sol Lady' Recalls Policeman's Touching Act Of Kindness

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.07.2017 | OWN

Before she became known 20 years ago as the “Pine-Sol lady” from the cleaning product commercials, Diane Amos was a single mom struggling to make ...

Bizarre Super Bowl Commercial Perfectly Parodies Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.05.2017 | Entertainment

Although many commercials during Super Bowl LI had a political bent, only one featured a full-blown Donald Trump parody making Russia jokes. “Washin...

How Yoga And A Blowpop Saved My Life

Kevin Swan | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Kevin Swan

The day was full of excitement and anxiety. I was hoping for nothing out of the ordinary--only smooth sailing, and drama free. But as anyone who works...

Brand Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Slogans?

Matt Cohen | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Matt Cohen

At first, the song "Good Things" sounds like a common variation on some pop-music tropes: The singers repeatedly use the word "you" to form a bond wit...

Why Did the Marines Use a Dragon in Their 90s Ads?

Quora | Posted 10.18.2016 | Media
Quora

What was the inspiration behind the dragon in the United States Marine Corps 1990s recruiting campaign? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge s...

Iconic 'Doublemint Twins' Reveal 'Debilitating' Darkness That Nearly Tore Them Apart

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.12.2016 | OWN

Those iconic Doublemint gum commercials featured several different sets of twins over the years, but Linda Ryan Puffer and Lisa Winters Cox had the lo...

Not your usual food porn

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 08.25.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Photo: ENews! Unless you are into hot-dog-on-bun intercourse or pita-bread-on-bagel anal sex (and you may be, no judgment here), Sausage Party is prob...

A Brief History of Terrible Yogurt Commercials Targeted at Women

The Cut | Posted 07.01.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: George Doyle/Getty Images) By Gabriella Paiella Somewhere around the early aughts, yogurt went from a fermented-dairy-milk product that had ...

Brands That Make You Aww

Advertising Week | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Alison Martin, Director, Kantar Worldpanel The idea that shoppers are loyal to brands is a myth in the world of FMCG. To ensure your product is ch...

WTF, Old Spice? Brand Produces Weirdest Ad Ever

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Weird News

Mix rapping birds, a burping bear and a model who gets squirted with ketchup and you get, um, we don't know. We have no friggin' idea. But Old Spice a...

If Smartphone Commercials Were Being Honest With You

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.06.2016 | Comedy

You probably don't think much about your phone plan unless something's gone wrong. Because, for the most part, they all operate very similarly. As Cra...

Coming Out of the Closet Is Now a Marketing Strategy

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

If there was true acceptance of gay culture in America, then Infiniti would show a proud dad driving his son and his son's boyfriend to their prom in an Infiniti. Or a father gifting an Infiniti to his son and his husband on their wedding day.

Hilarious 'Talking Cat Collar' Speaks What Your Cat Is Thinking

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.06.2016 | HuffPost Home

We've always wondered what cats would say if they could speak to us in real, human words. And this "talking cat collar" may put an end to our question...

7 Traditional Ways to Advertise Your Business

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

These days, when businesses think of promotion, they tend to think of Facebook ads. But what about the good old fashioned and traditional advertising ...

My Daughter Is Afraid of Donald Trump

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 03.19.2017 | Parents
Kristie Stumpf Rork

Snuggling on the sofa with my eight-year daughter one evening, a commercial for the nightly news hinted of a sensational story about the 2016 political candidates. My daughter looked at me, with sadness in her eyes, "Mommy, I don't want Trump to be president." "Why is that, baby?" I ask. "Because half of my friends would disappear from school!"

Real Life,We Need A Card For That

MaryBeth Cichocki | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
MaryBeth Cichocki

When I was younger, I loved Hallmark commercials. They would strike a chord and some would even bring me to tears. I would purposely stop what I was...

Wish I Produced That

Raymond J Brune | Posted 02.15.2017 | Media
Raymond J Brune

A fresh new inflated face is front and center on the old mug of Tom Cruise.

Best 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.05.2017 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Super Bowl 50 is here, with the Carolina Panthers facing off against the Denver Broncos - but we all know that the real battle for the ages is which Super Bowl commercial will be the most meme-worthy of the night.

This Famous Mouth Stars In Skittles' Super Bowl Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.21.2016 | Sports

At age 67, Steven Tyler is rockin' a Super Bowl commercial. A Skittles spokesman told The Huffington Post that the Aerosmith frontman will be featured...

Dear Hipsters In Commercials, Grow The F**k Up

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy

If there's anything more annoying than hipsters, it's commercials with hipsters. Watch Peggy & Steve skewer those "touchy-feely" vibes in ads with a p...

Have You Got the Consumer Instinct?

Advertising Week | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Advertising Week

Recent research shows that media people respond very differently to ads than the general population.

How Disturbing? How Brilliant? Edeka Christmas Advert

Nimati Emam | Posted 12.13.2016 | Media
Nimati Emam

When I watched the saddest Christmas commercial to date, I shed a tear or two, I didn't weep because I was at work and considering the insanely tough ...

I Took My Kid to Taiwan

Heather Risinger | Posted 10.29.2016 | Travel
Heather Risinger

Living in Los Angeles can offer opportunities other places do not. In my late 20's I traveled to Hawaii thanks to an appearance on the Newlywed Game. Many years later I found myself, my husband and two of my kids in a paradise known as Fiji thanks to another fun little gameshow. This time, it was something different.

Dishes Your Life

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.28.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As the very model of the modern mixed-up man, I have long been baffled by one of the great mysteries of domestic life: If a dishwasher washes dishes, ...