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Plan B- Parody Commercial Isn’t So Off-The-Wall

This parody commercial for “Plan B-” from comedian Jena Friedman literally could have been based on a conversation I had with a girlfriend, oh, eight years ago? The “truthiness”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Are Sweatpants Pants?

This is my most favorite commercial since the Old Spice ad featuring Isaiah Mustafa. As three guys prepare to go out on the town, one argues that his sweatpants,…

Catherine Strawn | May 13, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Gardasil’s Scare Tactic Ads Do More Harm Than Good, One Woman Says

Lux Alptraum has written an intriguing piece for Jezebel, “The HPV Vaccine’s Misguided Scare Tactics.” Alptraum argues that Merck, which manufactures Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, uses scare tactics in its…

Susannah Breslin | May 12, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Preview This: Lagerfeld’s Sexy New Short, “Remember Now”

The news today from fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld: The Kaiser directed a short film, and the preview has just hit the web (the man sure does know how…

Leonora Epstein | May 11, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Don’t Mess With The Bronte Sisters

Here’s an idea for how to get students more interested in authors like the Brontë sisters (Anne, Emily, and Charlotte), whose novels are normally only read when they’re…

Catherine Strawn | May 10, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Benicio Del Toro “Sells Out” With Magnum Ice Cream Ad

Apparently, folks are super pissed at Benicio Del Toro for “selling out” and making this commercial with director Bryan Singer for Magnum ice cream. I was mostly confused about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2010 - 8:45 pm

How Refreshing! A Beer Commercial That’s Not Totally Sexist And Annoying Towards Women!

Instead, Bud Light’s “book club” commercial manages to be pretty sexist and annoying towards men. Beer is the best part of book clubs! “Thrusting”! And what’s Little Women?

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2010 - 11:50 am

Old Spice’s New Shirtless Dude In The Shower

Isaiah Mustafa will always be the number one Old Spice guy in our minds, but the new commercial for the brand’s Odor Blocker Body Wash features Terry Crews

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Dentyne Says Practice Safe Breath, Not Safe Sex

So last night as I was wasting my time watching “The Price of Beauty,” I was beaten over the head with this new Dentyne Ice commercial during every…

Annika Harris | March 16, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Lindsay Lohan Sues E-Trade Over Commercial

Lindsay Lohan’s career is so far in the toilet, especially after Ungaro put her on time-out, that now she’s taking legal steps to earn money. Lindz has filed…

Annika Harris | March 9, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Did This Cervical Cancer Commercial Get Your Attention During The Oscars?

The Academy Awards are Hollywood’s Super Bowl, and just like during the big game, some noteworthy commercials aired during last night’s show. This one starts off like any…

Catherine Strawn | March 8, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: The Old Spice Guy Gives Dating Advice

The Frisky: What do you like a woman to smell like?
Isaiah Mustafa: Butterflies and salt taffy. The Frisky: What was it like working on the Old Spice

Catherine Strawn | March 2, 2010 - 11:59 am
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