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If Vine Tried To Make A Commercial About Vine Using Vine

Because Twitter wants to force lightning twice with self-imposed limitations on communication, Vine has been awkwardly limited to 6 seconds of video. But what does that 6 seconds mean? Could Vine promote Vine in 6 seconds? Could you explain what Vine is in 6 seconds? Is 6 seconds longer or shorter than you think?


The First He-Man Toy Commercial: Master Of The Universe, Master Of Marketing

Fresh off Star Wars, which taught the corporate world how to overmarket any property to kids, the 1980s was one of the greatest decades ever when it came to toys — and toy commercials. Originally shown at the Mattel Booth at Comic Con last year, this is believed to be the very first He-Man and The Masters of the Universe toy commercial that originally aired back in 1981 or 1982.


What If Buying Hard Cider Was Like Buying An Apple Product

Somersby Cider in the UK created a cheeky commercial that pokes fun at Apple product launches by imagining a world where buying hard cider is like getting a new iPhone. The Genius Bar would be a real bar, and workers would talk about how many cores inside the apple, how many pits and how to use the “in to face” and dock the glass of hard cider.


Video: Every Super Bowl Commercial Mashed Up Into One Remix

If you need some entertainment this morning, check this out: it’s a mashup commercial that uses nearly every commercial that was used in the Super Bowl. It’s all combined into a “Gangnam Style” soundtrack and the Samsung couple’s (Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen) narration.


10 Greatest Super Bowl Tech Ads Of All Time

While most Super Bowl ads tout products you can eat, drink or drive, the smattering for tech products have been among the game’s most memorable commercials. Here are 10 groundbreaking tech ads of past Super Bowls, including one that was too risqué for its time to be aired.


Here's The Adorable Porn Site Super Bowl Ad That Got Rejected

An elderly couple sits on a bench overlooking a snowy park. The woman looks up at her partner, lovingly, and he returns the glance with a grin. The piano music swells, and they go back to observing the park. This is, of course, an ad for porn.


The Secret To Making Food Look So Delicious In Ads

You know when you watch a beer commercial or an ad about fruit or anything relating food and think, man, that looks absolutely delicious? And then when you go to the market to get that same exact food, it looks absolutely nothing like the commercial. It happens every time! How do ad men make the products look so good? With awesome slow motion apparently.


This Is The Worst Commercial Sell Out Of A Viral Video Ever

When Charlie bit his brother’s finger in 2007, the entire internet fell in love. It’s one of the most popular YouTube videos ever at nearly 500 million views and those adorable little boys could do no wrong. Until, well now. Five years later it looks like the family has teamed up with Ragu to slang tomato sauce using the old viral video. What?


iPhone 5 Parody Commercial Is Inspired By Us

My iPhone isn’t so much a phone as it is an SMS and email device, which is to say I talk on the phone not nearly often enough to warrant calling it that. But, hey, the name seems to have stuck.


What Do Zooey Deschanel, Samuel L. Jackson, And John Malkovich Have In Common?

Some of us would probably prefer for all of Apple’s Siri ads to feature Zooey Deschanel asking inane questions. But Zooey/Siri jokes are getting a little tired — and the Samuel L. Jackson ones never caught on. Luckily, two new Siri spots aired this evening, both featuring the inimitable John Malkovich.