The Commercials of Super Bowl 51

The Commercials of Super Bowl 51

USA Today ranked all 60-plus Super Bowl commercials last night with their ‘Ad Meter.’  But here’s what we think.  Mostly in the order they appeared. Funny and Fresh: 1.  Skittles, Romance the Rainbow.  A guy is trying to get his girlfriend’s...
The Commercials of Super Bowl 50

The Commercials of Super Bowl 50

The best way to ‘win’ the Super Bowl if you’re a commercial is to be memorably funny, or go for the heart strings . . . eight of the ten most popular Super Bowl ads last year were sentimental.     That definitely wasn’t the theme this year.    ...
Hamburglar is back and he’s a Middle-Aged Hipster Dad?

Hamburglar is back and he’s a Middle-Aged Hipster Dad?

Other than Ronald McDonald, there’s no McDonald’s character more famous than the Hamburglar. Well, maybe Grimace. Mayor McCheese? Please. But the Hamburglar’s been in exile for a while now . . . they haven’t used him in an ad since 2002. Except...
The Commercials of Super Bowl 49

The Commercials of Super Bowl 49

The Super Bowl commercials yesterday were probably overshadowed by the game, since it went down to the last few plays . . . and since most ads were released online last week.  It’s gotten bad, and it REALLY lessens their impact.     But some stood out.  Here are...
The 11 WORST Christmas Gifts Men Can Give

The 11 WORST Christmas Gifts Men Can Give

If you’re like the stereotypical guy in sitcoms and commercials, you haven’t bought any Christmas presents yet. But that might actually be a good thing . . . at least you can hear THIS before you buy anything. A new study had women name the worst gifts...

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