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Deck The Halls, Plug The Ears: Horrible Holiday Commercials

Posted 01.30.2012 | TV

Those of you who don't have the ability to fast forward through TV commercials this holiday season know exactly how annoying holiday commercials can b...

30 Things I've Learned From Commercials

Lucas Kavner | Posted 02.14.2012 | Comedy
Lucas Kavner

The average person watches 34 hours of television each week, and a good chunk of those hours are filled with commercials. But what deeper lessons are we actually retaining?

Loud TV Commercials May Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

Los Angeles Times | Joe Flint | Posted 12.14.2011 | Media

Excessively loud television commercials should be a thing of the past, thanks to the Federal Communications Commission. Responding to years of comp...

A Radio Station That Only Plays Songs From TV Commercials

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

We've all watched a car commercial just to end up wondering, "What's that hip-sounding song they're playing as that Audi zooms through mountains and v...

Gay TV Commercials: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gay or lesbian-themed advertising is still a relatively new marketing realm, and as these commercials attest, when same-sex themes are included in mai...

WATCH: These Might Be The Worst Commercials You'll Ever See

Posted 09.28.2011 | Weird News

You don't need Don Draper to create a memorable advertisement. If these awful local TV commercials are any indication, all it takes is a camera, a cat...

The Coca-Cola Hilltop Ad: 40 Years of Apple Trees and Honey Bees and Phosphoric Acid

Mike Amato | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
Mike Amato

Bill Backer, a creative director with Coca-Cola, was on a flight to London that was forced to land in Ireland due to heavy fog. The result of this diversion was one of the most popular and iconic ads ever created.

Charlie Sheen Spoofs Steamroll On

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Giltz

No one can replace Charlie Sheen and the wealth of material he's provided to stand-up writers and comics everywhere. Here's the latest spoof: Adonis DNA Home-Kit Test.

For CareerBuilder Chimps, Sadly, the Joke Is On Them

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brenda Scott Royce

AdAge has joined the growing cry to halt the use of great apes in advertising, editorializing that despite their comic potential, "It's time to stop u...

The Cup Size Choir: Lingerie Ads Go Musical

Li Cornfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Li Cornfeld

7 model/singers in lacey lingerie and thigh-highs writhe on mattresses while singing Deck the Halls. They wear bra cups sized A through G, and each sings the musical note that corresponds to her cup size.

Jordan Passman, scoreAscore: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Burger King Ad Mental Health Advocates | Jami Bernard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mental health advocates are not too crazy about Burger King's "Crazy King" campaign. They've attacked it as "blatantly offensive" and say it's perpetu...

Sex Themed Ads

DailyFinance | Aimee Picchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

File this under "stupid sex ads." While it's true that sex sells -- and has for more than a century -- a rash of recent ads from top marketers has pro...

French TV Airs First Ever Ad on Halal Foods!

Naazish YarKhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naazish YarKhan

According to reports, "Supermarkets have been expanding their shelf space for halal products, recognizing that sales do go up in the month of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims."

That Girl in The Progressive Insurance Commercials

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

She's the one who makes viewers either want to befriend her, date her or buy her insurance. She's perky, peppy, and positive, no mean feat in these tough economic times.

Original Gossip Girl Liz Smith New York Newsday Commercial Flashback

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
George Spyros

OGG: Original Gossip Girl Liz Smith in an ad for her then paper New York Newsday My production company BigCitypix has spent a little time with NYC's ...

Study: TV More Enjoyable With Commercials

Hollywood Reporter | James Hibberd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A new study concludes that viewers find TV more pleasurable when they watch commercials. Researchers at the NYU Stern School of Business found viewer...

Amazing TV Campaign Spot: 'Man from Illinois' vs. Military Hero--But It's 1952!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

You might find amusing, and amazing, and with current relevance, this vintage singsong TV commercial from back-in-the-day (1952) which promoted Gov. A...