At roughly $4 million per 30-second slot, this ad never had a chance of making the airwaves during Super Bowl XLVIII. But you should watch it anyway.
From banning sodas larger than 16 ounces to proposals to tax sugary drinks, nothing has succeeded in prying the Big Gulp from Americans' fleshy fingers... until last night.
In a sea of some of the year's best commercials created by some of the world's biggest brands (almost all led by men), GoldieBlox was founded and is run by a female entrepreneur. And the ad was voted in by a popular vote.
Remember the silly SoBe Lifewater dancing lizards of 2008 or the ridiculous 'Where's Herb?' Burger King ads?
Don't get me wrong. I have a great sense of humor. And I believe young people have the right to make fun of body noises. However, we have to question why, yet again, it is the older woman who is selected for the demeaning joke.
It's been over a month since Target announced it had experienced one of the biggest credit card hacks in U.S. history. The fact that...
In 1774 Samuel Johnson wrote, "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." In his 1983 song "Sweetheart Like You," Bob Dylan echoes Johnson's sentiment with the lyric, "They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings."
The creators of the Coca-Cola ad surely knew they would push buttons for a lot of Super Bowl viewers and that the ensuing controversy would put the company in the headlines.
The debate over Coca-Cola's Super Bowl advertisement has been raging across the Internet -- and I cannot help but feel that there is sometimes more to it than a simple fear of foreign language.
The New York City stage provided a marketing platform unseen to marketers in prior Super Bowls, so would the advertising come up short like the game? Below is a list of 14 Super Bowl commercials that were better than the game itself.
Many people were worried that with all the previews that there would be no surprises. Well thankfully there were several, because I'm not sure we would have lasted through the game without the advertising!
Super is supposed to mean "very good" or "excellent." And while there was some of that on Sunday, most of this year's special game fell into other categories of super.
While I admire the majestic Bald Eagle, and I regard the U.S. Constitution as a stunningly intelligent and inspired document, some people treat me as if I have committed patriotic heresy by challenging the long-established unofficial national game of football.
I knew one thing: after I knelt down, I had the game ball in my arms. I knew I wanted to preserve that, and I still have that game ball. After I took that final kneel-down, and I went right to the locker room, put it in my bag, grabbed a hat, and ran back onto the field.
'It's probably the worst feeling ever. It's terrible. I was upset, and I cried a little bit, and I don't cry too much, but losing the Super Bowl and seeing purple and black confetti go down and all the Ravens fans rush the field ... It hurts'
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