calling all adgrunt bloggers.
I have cleaned up around the links and added a section for the blogs out there - plenty of you have one so why not add it?
All members blogs are welcome be they adranty or not. cheers.
Adland - all the adnews not fit to print.
Before hawking Cocoa and Fruity Pebbles, Fred Flintstone was huffing and puffing on Winston cigarettes. No bull!
Check out this website of censored cigarette commercials from the 50’s and 60’s!
from dabitch: by July the website was taken down. shame. :(
There are more vintage cigarette ads in our SuperBowl Commercials - start in 1969 where every fifth ad is for cigarettes.
Now that every one has seen the Super Bowl ads, they all have an opinion on them. A mix amoung the masses it seems. Netscape has a poll on your favorite Super Bowl ad...topping their list is Budweiser's Zebra Ref, followed by Terry Tate Office Linebacker by Reebok and Bud Lite Upside Down Clown. Most main stream media sites have a poll of some kind. It's interesting to note that it's not always the same ad in the top spot.
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Adgrunt addicts - Welcome to the Mardi Gras of advertising. Yes it is the Superbowl time of year - and we all know what that means...
Claymore has been toiling away in his secret underground lair, and still is, to give you: The Bestest and Mostest Superbowl Commercial Collection Ever - currently running pert'near every single darn ad shown during the Superbowls from the year 1983 until 2003.
A letter sent to Scottish Courage, which makes John Smith's bitter, by Nike's solicitors Dickinson Dees describes Mr Kay as "an overweight and apparently unskilled footballer".
The National Park Service have gotten heartburn over an ad where a mav pours a glass of Metamucil into Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park to help the geyser stay regular.
Procter & Gamble Co., suggests Old Faithful's guardians lighten up a bit.
Besides Old Faithful is not as regular as many believe. It erupts every 45 minutes to two hours, on average every 92 minutes.
Onemillionmoms are encouraging mom's to send letters of complaint "urging Nike and The NFL to drop the disgusting commercial" which is currently airing.
"It is unbelievable the depths to which marketing has fallen. It's gotten so that you can't even watch a sporting event without exposing your children to nudity, sex and violence on commercials!"
Super Bowl commercials - so what's the big deal about them anyway? They're just commercials.
Then again, maybe they're big, extravagant, glorious, fantastically creative spectacles of free enterprise celebrating art and commerce at their best. Well... at least a bunch of them are.
Like it or not, commercials are mirrors of our society. As a result, they become an important part of our culture and history. So good or bad, nice or nasty, gorgeous or ugly, bland or spicy, we've gathered them here.
And because we are who we are, we decided to take things a few steps further by taking a few steps back.
Just click one of the bowls above and enjoy. - Clayton T. Claymore
Currently showing superbowl commercials from 1979 til 2004, plus special bonus early-early years: that's 30 years of superbowl ads, the years 1973 and the bigger 1976 are bonus years that are not complete. Counting 2004, that makes 30 years. Beat that! ;)
Commericals on the web? You betcha.
"While viewing a content page, a streaming video commercial is downloaded in the background to the user's computer. Once the user exits the page (by clicking on any link on the page, manually inputting a URL, or clicking on a 'favorite'), the video clip is launched immediately and displayed in the same browser window, while the requested next page is being downloaded. Once the requested page is downloaded, the commercial is automatically removed and the requested page is displayed.
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