Tag Archives: Commercial

Quite possibly the best bike-for-sale ad ever

14 Jun

Originally posted on Grist:

A dude in St. Louis SAN LUIS OBISPO is giving up on his hipster dreams, and therefore on his fixie. Result: one of the funnier bike-for-sale Craigslist ads we’ve seen.

I tried so hard. I dated a girl from Portland. I criticized cheese. I applied the term artisanal to every inanimate object that went in or on my body. I burned and singed my forearms just to make it look like I was going to culinary school. I grew Carol Brady hair. I got itchy from the finest flannel and I cut off circulation from the waist down with jeans that made my ass look like an elevator button.

… And I rode a fixie.

No more. It’s all gotta go. The hair, the macrame, the texting overages, the Netflix and Hulu Plus. The record collection (have you ever tried to box up and move an effin stack of LPs?!)…

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Samsung’s saucy Smart TV ad: “Look, don’t touch”

24 May

Originally posted on Gigaom:

Samsung has a recent history of mocking others in its ads — some poked fun at iPhone users — but now Samsung is using humor to tout its gesture controlled line of Smart TV sets. Thanks to an integrated web cam atop the display, consumers can control video playback, volume and other functions without touching the set.

To show how — dare I say it — sexy this is, the company’s latest ad shows what happens when you put a female model wearing a camisole top and shorts that are two sizes too small in front of a Smart TV. Of course this is in front of a window where everyone can see her. Hilarity and racy themes ensue. See for yourself how Samsung smartly makes good us of it’s “Look, don’t touch” tagline. Oh and be on the lookout for a previous comedic ad star: It looks like the…

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Apple airs two new Siri commercials titled “Joke” and “Life”, featuring John Malkovich

24 May

Originally posted on 9to5Mac:

Apple aired two new television commercials this evening to advertise its personal assistant feature Siri that introduced on the iPhone 4S last October. The commercials follow a similar pattern as the other Siri spots that featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson and aactorZooey Deschanel. They show Siri’s uses like finding the weather, getting calendar information, getting Siri to tell a joke, or even getting her to share some life advice. Both commercials feature popular actor John Malkovich who starred in the hit movie “Of Mice and Men”. The commercials are titled “Joke” and “Life”. You can check out the “Life” advert after the break:

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Dramatic Marketing Stunt

11 Apr

Unexpected events occurred when Belgian TV channel TNT was introduced in a Flemish town.

Google Glasses Reality

5 Apr

Stereotypical Brains?

29 Mar

Climbing Mt. Everest

23 Mar

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