Category Archives: Advertising

McDonalds Gave Ronald McDonald a Makeover and Put Him on Twitter.

BY LORI CULWELL This is one of those examples where a news story goes by, and then Stephan and I spend the whole day texting each other punchlines because we can’t decide what exactly is the funniest about this scenario….

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This Commercial Makes Me Cringe

I keep seeing this commercial for "Simple" skincare products starring Allison Williams ,and I think I finally figured out what’s bugging me about it. Let’s watch. Her skin is really irritated with her, you guys! Maybe it’s because she is…

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When Strange Writing Meets Good Intentions…..

I know, I KNOW! The intentions behind this Target campaign are good. In fact, I like this effort so much, I’m going to link you over to it to find out more about how buying stuff at Target can help…

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Product Photography Fail

Here’s a sign that made me think– Hmmmm, maybe it would have been better to just show an avocado and some cilantro. Because, to be honest with you, I love avocados. Cilantro is delicious, and I eat hummus like it’s…

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Gardein Wants to "Sweep Me Off My Meat." I Object.

I don’t know why, but I’ve been listening to Pandora a lot lately, and as you know, Pandora has advertisements if you don’t upgrade (as to opposed to Hulu Plus, WHICH HAS ADS EVEN IF YOU PAY FOR IT WHY…

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Are Those People in the Discover Card Commercial the Same Actor? (Part 2)

Where I further ponder that weird Discover Card series where the actors look similar.

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Jeff Foxworthy/ Larry the Cable Guy: Marketing Geniuses

I so hate to say this, but I think Larry the Cable Guy is kind of a marketing genius. Not only does he tailor that character to exactly match the demographic (without making it seem like pandering), but he actually…

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Jon Hamm’s American Airlines Commercial– Weird or Not?

Every time I see this American Airlines commercial, I just think of "Mad Men." How about you?

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ParaGuard– oh my GOD!

Where I make fun of a scary ParaGuard commercial.

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Weird Facebook Ads That Are Probably Not Converting Very Well

Where I talk about some Facebook and why I think they are funny and strange, and give you a little bit of useful information at the end.

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