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Ron Dicker

Fake Commercial Band Gets An Encore | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

A fictional band that lip-synched ditties for Experian's returns in new ads for The public demanded it, t...

Arthur Delaney Commercials To Be Curbed, But Not Till September | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Among the merciful provisions of the landmark credit card reform signed into law last year is the requirement that purveyors of phony "free" credit re...

Arthur Delaney

Experian Sued For Its Deceptive Ads | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Wisconsin woman is suing the credit-reporting agency Experian because its ubiquitous advertisements for made her think she coul...

Arthur Delaney

'Spokesjerk' Revolution Fails To Materialize: Front Man Sticks To His Guns | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Andy Cobb starred in TV commercials pitching health insurance for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida -- until he had a crisis of conscience. "In s...

Arthur Delaney

Credit Card Law Will Curb Ads | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The credit card reform bill signed into law by the president on Friday won't just put a stop to several unfair practices of the credit card industry -...

Southwest Introduces Guy Flight Option

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

After receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to Dave, the rapping flight attendant, Southwest Airlines has announced plans to introduce that guy on select domestic flights.

Arthur Delaney

FTC Parodies FreeCreditReport.Com Ads (VIDEO) | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Trade Commission is hoping to go viral. On Tuesday the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection uploaded some funny videos to YouTube -- paro...

Arthur Delaney

Free Credit Report: How The Ads Soak Consumers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Commercials for have reached a saturation point in the consciousness of the television-watching public. The affable, scruffy youn...

Ed McMahon Gets Job Rapping About Credit Woes

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Ed McMahon has an unexpected new job title: rapper. The 85-year-old former "Tonight Show" sidekick will star in two viral rap video... Commercials Lying To You: Credit Reports Are Not Free (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gawker catches this gem in the New York Times about the high cost of the supposedly free credit reports from It turns out those...

Happy Canada Day From The FreeCreditReport.Com Guy, Who Is Canadian

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is anyone else obsessed with the commercials? I am, possibly out of sheer repetition because they show up so damn often on all th...