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super bowl 2019
All the Commercials Released During the 2019 Super Bowl
Unlikely collabs abound.
Comedy Central Stops Advertising With Every Comedian’s Worst Enemy
The network removed all its ads from the FuckJerry Instagram account. Now, FuckJerry is overhauling its content system.
more of an m&ms person
Michael C. Hall to Star in One-Night-Only Skittles Broadway Musical
be enough to make you people buy Skittles, huh?
Someone Should Speak to the McCallisters: Macaulay Culkin Stars in
He even still has to sleep in the attic? Dang.
Netflix Confirms It Wants to Ruin Your Binge-Watching Experience by Testing Ads
Wow, it’s like real TV.
the streaming wars
Can YouTube Really ‘Frustrate’ People Into Paying for Music?
If you watch a lot of music videos on YouTube, prepare for a barrage of ads.
‘The Late Show,’ ‘Full Frontal,’ and ‘The Daily Show’ Go to War Over […]
Ever since Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was planning to hand out the “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year” (or […]
Comedy Central Bought a Billboard for ‘The President Show’ Three Miles […]
Anthony Atamanuik’s new show The President Show debuts on Comedy Central this Thursday, and the network found a way to make sure that the real […]
On Ilana Becker and That IBS Pill Commercial
So I was watching the season finale of Crashing, the one where Pete Holmes goes to a big outdoor adult baptism. One of the people getting […]
Watch the Ad ‘Last Week Tonight’ Produced to Air During Bill O’Reilly’s […]
Since Donald Trump became POTUS, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been attempting to sneak some facts into his daily news diet by running […]
‘Last Week Tonight’s ‘Catheter Cowboy’ Returns to Explain the GOP […]
Last month, Last Week Tonight found a creative way to sneak some facts into Donald Trump’s media diet by running ads during his favorite […]
Watch Richard Linklater’s Ad Against Proposed Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill in Texas
The proposed Texas Privacy Act would require trans people to use bathrooms that do not correspond to the gender they identify with.
John Hodgman Has Strong Words for the Turncoat Verizon Spokesman
Paul Marcarelli AKA the “Verizon Guy” recently turned on the company that made him famous by starring in Sprint’s newest ad campaign, and […]
‘South Park’ Celebrates 20 Seasons on Comedy Central with the New Ad […]
South Park hits a milestone later this year when it airs its 20th season on Comedy Central, and to celebrate, the show put together this […]
Darrell Hammond Isn’t Happy About Getting Replaced in KFC’s Colonel […]
By now you’ve probably seen KFC’s ad campaign starring Darrell Hammond, Norm Macdonald, and most recently Jim Gaffigan playing Colonel Sanders, […]
Billboard Has Been Up for Over a Year
‘SNL’ Will Have Fewer Commercials But More Branded Content Next Season
NBC is mixing up its advertising strategy for Saturday Night Live next season, and with that comes some good news and some bad news. According […]
Cheez-It Just Blatantly Ripped Off Tim and Eric in a New Ad
More often than not, accusations of joke theft are debatable and the “parallel thinking” argument usually comes into play. But this week, some […]
Mike Huckabee Is the Latest Presidential Candidate to Make a Terrible […]
For some reason, Republican presidential candidates have turned to parody ads in recent months in an attempt to stand out to voters in Iowa, […]
Here’s the Awful Parody Ad Ted Cruz Ran in Iowa During ‘SNL’
Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz already gave comedy a great gift by releasing hours of raw, cringeworthy campaign ad footage (that The Daily Show […]
Tim and Eric Made a Totino’s Pizza Roll Commercial That’s Hardcore Punk […]
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have been on a roll in the advertising world lately. Back in September they directed a commercial for a GE […]
Mary J. Blige Is Very Sorry About That Burger King Ad
“It just broke my heart.”
the celebrity economy
Celebrities Will Sell Most Anything, As Long As It’s Not Here
Let’s watch Clooney, Aniston, Pitt, DiCaprio, Snoop, Julia, and many more cash in across the ocean.
Watch an Epic Orchestration of the
Theme, ‘Barked in Key’ by Dogs
If we could give out CLIOs …
Watch Leonardo DiCaprio Chase a Woman Around Paris for Chinese Cell Phones
(It’s not Blake Lively.)
Watch Lindsay Lohan’s Sad Puppet Infomercial for New Zealand
Today in your Pathetic Lindsay Lohan News Update.
Watch the Bizarre Conclusion to Fabio and Isaiah Mustafa’s Old Spice Feud
Also included: time travel.
See a Kind-of-Naked Ad for Ashton Kutcher’s
Two and a Half Men
Weird, but SFW.
Watch a New Promo for Nickelodeon’s Nineties Revival
It starts July 25.
Meet Kenny Powers’s New K-Swiss Management Team
“Shut up and buy them.”
Watch Justin Timberlake Try, Fail at Various Sports
He falls down a lot.
Watch Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis’s Facebook Status PSA
Because it’s the title of their movie.
Watch Andy Samberg’s First Shark Week Promo
The sharks are jamming out to Lady Gaga
Watch Justin Bieber’s Sappy But Sweet Google Ad
So many memories.
Watch Lady Gaga’s Fan-Filled Google Chrome Ad
Lady Gaga can use a computer.
Buying Ad Time on Oprah’s Last Show Will Cost You
Almost as much as the Academy Awards.
Watch a Unicorn Furry Sing Aerosmith to Sarah Silverman
Love knows no species.
See Kristen Schaal’s Clever, Slightly Crazy Smartphone Ads
Crossbows and cats!
Read Some Excellent (Fake) ‘Hardcore History’ Ads for the Smithsonian
Andrew Jackson’s parrot was very cool.
See a Banned, Student-Made Ad for the University of Lincoln
See Waka Flocka Flame Basically Naked in His New PETA Ad
He’s wearing a necklace, technically.
Read a Collection of Absurd Vintage Computer Ads
Why won’t anyone hug a computer anymore?
Watch Jennifer Aniston Try to Master the Internet
She recruits Keenan Cahill, the Double Rainbow guy, and some vintage dancing babies too.
See Bill Cosby’s Very Cosby-Ish Ad for His New Mobile App
This is real.
Watch a Jim Beam Commercial Starring a Dozen Different Willem Dafoes
Sumo Willem Dafoe!
Guess Who Directed That Super Bowl Commercial About Tibet?
Someone you normally like!
See Melissa Leo’s Personal Oscar Campaign Ads
“I took matters into my own hands.”
Which Movie Had the Best Super Bowl Ad?
’Super 8,’ ‘Captain America,’ ‘Thor,’ ‘Fast Five,’ and eight other films had ads last night.
See Kanye and Bruce Willis in a Trailer for Kobe Bryant’s ‘Black Mamba’ Ad
He (Kanye) is the boss.
Watch Devendra Banhart’s Soft-core Short Film for Oliver Peoples
Trying on glasses in the bathtub.