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Are you too stupid to work a blanket? When the blanket falls off of you, do you look down at it, confused as to why it’s no longer on you? Would you like the blanket to follow you around?
Ding A magical Snuggie appears on your body.
There, now… Read full post »
In this commercial for Crazy Gideon’s, Gideon demonstrates that he can be trusted with your valuables, and that he will provide prompt and courteous customer service.
Unlike many pawn shops, which we think this store is (Gideon has been cryptic on the matter), there is no camp… Read full post »
What follows is a long and strange advertising story.
The video in question is over ten minutes long, and begins as an apparent tongue-in-cheek promotion for Milwaukee. Quickly the video becomes too ridiculous to have any connection with a tourism-related body. Though the rack-zooms,… Read full post »
It’s hard not to call this a ‘commercial about nothing,” but that’s what it is if you miss the one-second tag for Microsoft at the end.
True, Bill Gates is in the commercial, but he’s also stepped down from the company. It could have easily turned into a… Read full post »
If you watch this ad for Estonian meat without sound, it’s a lot like the scenes in the movie Event Horizon where everyone has space madness. Watching it with the sound on, it’s more like a Bjork video (just as disturbing).
This commercial from Soviet-era Estonia conjures… Read full post »
This ad for the Subaru Forester features the fabled ‘Sumo Car Wash’ of ancient Japanese lore.
According to Japanese Shinto faith, when the 8 million spirits that inhabit the lands of the living and the dead are in complete balance, the car wash is brought down from Mount… Read full post »
There's nothing like celebrities ad libbing in commercials. Below, see Gary Busey as he appears in a series of nonsensical ads for GotVMail.
I certainly don’t want to make fun of people who sign up for what has to be one of the most dangerous jobs on earth, but this commercial seems to want to.This sixty-second spot for the Iraqi Police Services (IP) is apparently targeted towards changing children’s minds about…