I’m not very prissy about sexy ladies in TV commercials when it serves a narrative or marketing point. But the latest Lenten ad from Carl’s Jr. works the other way around — “plot” and slogan tacked on at the end of an ad clearly conceived of as “hot topless model engages in foreplay with cod fish sandwich.” More
Topic: super bowl commercials
“I’m not sure what negative stereotypes it reinforced,” says the woman behind GoDaddy’s most recent Super Bowl commercial. Oh boy …
Taco Bell courted controversy this Super Bowl season with an ad telling people who bring vegetables to parties that everyone secretly hates them (they’ve since decided to pull it). Bleh. Let’s revisit a simpler fast food advertising era, when Super Bowl commercials didn’t try to shame people into eating Doritos-flavored tacos and instead enticed us with catchy jingles and Carson Daly and dancing burger women. More
Bring on the gender stereotyping, superfluous girls in bikinis and celebrity women doing some heavy petting with salad and Pizza Hut poppers! It’s time to watch Super Bowl ads … More
In between touchdowns, beer and chicken wings last night, all eyes were on the commercials, of course. And we have to say, there were some pretty funny spots–even some that were fitness-related. We’ve done a round-up of the top four and want your pick. Take a look and then vote for your favorite fitness-related ad from last night:
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