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New James Bond Movie Squashes Product Placement Records

This weekend, I saw Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary, “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.” The concept is simple—fed up with all the advertising around him, Morgan decides to take a critical…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 3, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Town To Change Name To “Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”

Remember Morgan Spurlock? He’s the documentarian who lived on nothing but Big Macs and other McDonald’s fare for a month to show us the perils of fast food in “Super…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 30, 2011 - 11:00 am

6 Music Videos With Obvious Product Placement

So what’s the deal with all the product placement in music videos these days? Sure Britney’s video earlier today was filled with subtle – and not so subtle – references…

Socialite Life | February 19, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Frisky Rant: The MTV Movie Awards Felt Like One Big Shillfest

In the grand scheme of award shows, I genuinely enjoy the MTV Movie Awards. Last night, I giggled at Aziz Ansari and Zack Galifianakis’ hilarious “Swagga Coach” sketch. I was…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 7, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Lady Gaga & Beyonce Are Masters Of Not-So-Subtle Product Placement

Rarely lauded for their subtlety, Lady Gaga and Beyonce went even more balls out than usual with the product placement in their recently released “Telephone” music video. First up, there’s…

Lily Q | March 16, 2010 - 8:15 pm

“Project Runway”: Reality Show Or Garnier Product Pusher?

OK, “Project Runway,” we get it. Viewers own TiVos and fast-forward through commercials, so advertisers want products plugged in the show instead. We understand. But last night’s “Project Runway” went…

Jessica Wakeman | September 4, 2009 - 1:40 pm