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Brand Twitter Grows Up
How corporate social media (mostly) moved past its awkward phase and connected with audiences.
What the Hell Is Happening in This Tom Hiddleston Vitamin Commercial?
In which he makes you breakfast before ghosting you for several weeks.
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 […]
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 […]
CBS Bans Ads for
, a Movie That Makes CBS Look Bad
“It’s astounding how little truth there is in
Eugene Mirman Took Out a Full-Page Ad Over a $15 Parking Ticket
Eugene Mirman recently had an unfortunate experience while visiting Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and as he is known to do, he decided to deal […]
–Era Ads From
From the 1970 pages of the magazine, as the show’s final half-season plays out that same year.
Amex Hitched Their Wagon to ‘SNL’s Parody of Their Commercial
If you watched Chris Hemsworth’s SNL episode live last weekend, you probably noticed that the pre-taped commercial parody spoofing the very […]
SNL’s Insane Season 40 Product Tie-Ins, In Order of Ridiculousness
Next month, NBC is celebrating Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary with a live anniversary special, and the network has been prepping for […]
Matthew McConaughey Is Still Making Super-Weird Commercials for Lincoln
They will air on New Year’s Day.
Watch Waka Flocka Flame’s Strange But Wonderful Pine Bros. Throat Drop Ad
“Can’t live without my Pine Bros.”
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 […]
Did Hugo Boss Plagiarize the xx?
Their record label, Young Turks, seems to think so.
Tim and Eric Put Jeff Goldblum in an Ad for Lightbulbs
He’s still crushable well into his 60s.
‘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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
Jesse David Fox
Who Lives Like That? The Most Absurd Aspirational Ads Out There
This #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 […]
Laura Turner Garrison
Mary J. Blige Is Very Sorry About That Burger King Ad
“It just broke my heart.”
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 […]
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 […]
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 …
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.