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  1. lucrative celeb endorsements
    Ja Rule’s Viral Gyro Commercial Is Actually From a New TV ShowFrom the twisted minds who brought us The Masked Singer.
  2. twitter
    Brand Twitter Grows UpHow corporate social media (mostly) moved past its awkward phase and connected with audiences.
  3. super bowl 2019
    All the Commercials Released During the 2019 Super BowlUnlikely collabs abound.
  4. ads
    Comedy Central Stops Advertising With Every Comedian’s Worst EnemyThe network removed all its ads from the FuckJerry Instagram account. Now, FuckJerry is overhauling its content system.
  5. more of an m&ms person
    Michael C. Hall to Star in One-Night-Only Skittles Broadway MusicalWill this be enough to make you people buy Skittles, huh? Will it?
  6. home alone
    Someone Should Speak to the McCallisters: Macaulay Culkin Stars in Home Alone AdHe even still has to sleep in the attic? Dang.
  7. ads
    Netflix Confirms It Wants to Ruin Your Binge-Watching Experience by Testing AdsWow, it’s like real TV.
  8. 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.
  9. ‘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 […]
  10. 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 […]
  11. On Ilana Becker and That IBS Pill CommercialSo 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 […]
  12. 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 […]
  13. ‘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 […]
  14. bathroom bills
    Watch Richard Linklater’s Ad Against Proposed Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill in TexasThe proposed Texas Privacy Act would require trans people to use bathrooms that do not correspond to the gender they identify with.
  15. John Hodgman Has Strong Words for the Turncoat Verizon SpokesmanPaul Marcarelli AKA the “Verizon Guy” recently turned on the company that made him famous by starring in Sprint’s newest ad campaign, and […]
  16. ‘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 […]
  17. 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, […]
  18. ads
    An Aloha Billboard Has Been Up for Over a YearAloha is evergreen.
  19. ‘SNL’ Will Have Fewer Commercials But More Branded Content Next SeasonNBC is mixing up its advertising strategy for Saturday Night Live next season, and with that comes some good news and some bad news. According […]
  20. Cheez-It Just Blatantly Ripped Off Tim and Eric in a New AdMore often than not, accusations of joke theft are debatable and the “parallel thinking” argument usually comes into play. But this week, some […]
  21. 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, […]
  22. 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 […]
  23. Watch Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd Reunite to Celebrate ‘Back to […]At long last it’s October 21, 2015, AKA Back to the Future Day, and to celebrate, Toyota put together a fun commercial reuniting Michael J. Fox […]
  24. the industry
    CBS Bans Ads for Truth, a Movie That Makes CBS Look Bad“It’s astounding how little truth there is in Truth.”
  25. Eugene Mirman Took Out a Full-Page Ad Over a $15 Parking TicketEugene Mirman recently had an unfortunate experience while visiting Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and as he is known to do, he decided to deal […]
  26. See Vintage Mad Men–Era Ads From New YorkFrom the 1970 pages of the magazine, as the show’s final half-season plays out that same year.
  27. Amex Hitched Their Wagon to ‘SNL’s Parody of Their CommercialIf you watched Chris Hemsworth’s SNL episode live last weekend, you probably noticed that the pre-taped commercial parody spoofing the very […]
  28. SNL’s Insane Season 40 Product Tie-Ins, In Order of RidiculousnessNext month, NBC is celebrating Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary with a live anniversary special, and the network has been prepping for […]
  29. commercials
    Matthew McConaughey Is Still Making Super-Weird Commercials for LincolnThey will air on New Year’s Day.
  30. ads
    Watch Waka Flocka Flame’s Strange But Wonderful Pine Bros. Throat Drop Ad“Can’t live without my Pine Bros.”
  31. 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 […]
  32. plagiarism
    Did Hugo Boss Plagiarize the xx?Their record label, Young Turks, seems to think so.
  33. ads
    Tim and Eric Put Jeff Goldblum in an Ad for LightbulbsHe’s still crushable well into his 60s.
  34. ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ Makes Its Ads as Funny as the Rest of the Show“The native ads on Comedy Bang Bang reward savvy viewers for watching Mad Men, and not clicking on banner ads, by being up-front about what […]
  35. Will Ferrell Made SEVENTY Dodge Ads as Ron Burgundy Get ready for a lot of Ron Burgundy this year. Over the weekend, we got a glimpse of Will Ferrell’s news anchor in an ad for the Dodge […]
  36. Here Are Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, and Paul Rudd’s Super Bowl Ads In case you missed them yesterday, here are all the Super Bowl commercials starring cool comedy people. The first is Will Ferrell’s ad for Old […]
  37. Will Ferrell, Old Milwaukee Pitchman, Returns to the Airwaves…In Sweden You may remember that a few months back a couple of ads popped up in random, tiny TV markets featuring one Mr. Will Ferrell speaking on behalf […]
  38. ‘TGS’ Writers Use the Internet to Do Important Work Toofer suggests salad. People are like “How about pizza?” “How about BBQ?” And Toofer is all like, “How about a nice light salad?” Shut up […]
  39. Who Lives Like That? The Most Absurd Aspirational Ads Out ThereThis #NoBollocks content was produced in partnership with Newcastle Brown Ale. If you enjoy this article, won’t you be a doll and watch a TV […]
  40. apologies
    Mary J. Blige Is Very Sorry About That Burger King Ad“It just broke my heart.”
  41. Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson Continue Their Chicago v. Chicago […] Here’s the second in New Era’s series of spots featuring Nick Offerman, Cubs fan, squaring off against Craig Robinson, White Sox fan, in a […]
  42. I Would Happily Watch Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson Bicker All Day Long New Era caps have struck upon a truly beautiful way to advertise their hats: get two beloved stars of NBC sitcoms and have them argue about […]
  43. commercials
    Watch an Epic Orchestration of the Star Wars Theme, ‘Barked in Key’ by DogsIf we could give out CLIOs …
  44. The Saga of Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski’s Baseball Rivalry Ends with […] Here is the sixth and final installment of New Era’s series of ads featuring Red Sox fan John Krasinski and Yankees fan Alec Baldwin […]
  45. Doc Brown Is Now a Pitchman for an Argentine Electronics Retailer You might think that you saw the last of Doc Brown as he flew off in his time travelling locomotive with his new family at the end of Back to […]
  46. Let’s All Agree to Never Make Videos In Which People Say the Same Thing […] Oh good, here’s another case of comedians accusing someone of stealing their simple, uncomplicated idea that has probably been done dozens of […]
  47. Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski’s Epic Baseball Prank Battle Continues Here’s the latest in New Era’s series of ads featuring Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski tormenting each other because of their competing […]
  48. clickables
    Watch Leonardo DiCaprio Chase a Woman Around Paris for Chinese Cell Phones(It’s not Blake Lively.)
  49. clickables
    Watch Lindsay Lohan’s Sad Puppet Infomercial for New ZealandToday in your Pathetic Lindsay Lohan News Update.
  50. clickables
    Watch the Bizarre Conclusion to Fabio and Isaiah Mustafa’s Old Spice FeudAlso included: time travel.
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