Two for Tuesday: Celebrity Endorsement Deals Brands Dropped

Vanilla Ice loves Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (and Kraft).   While Ice’s more controversial days are (likely) behind him, hiring any celebrity to endorse a product or brand seems like an even riskier venture these days than in the past thanks to the speed bad press can circulate via social media. This sort […]

2013: Top Ten Ads According to SJG

As 2013 comes to an end, it seems natural to be in a reflective mood. Some think about their travel adventures, others recall endearing memories with friends and a few like me wonder if the Ventra card was the apocalypse Pop-Pop warned us about. I’ve also been reflecting upon the top advertisements of 2013. Those […]

Two Holiday Ads for Tuesday

In the United States, avoiding the holiday spirit is impossible; as soon as the clocks strike midnight on Thanksgiving, the winter winds shift our focus towards the consumer-driven holidays. This Two-for-Tuesday, let’s take a look at two of this year’s noteworthy holiday ads. These spots artfully use music–a festive holiday time staple–to advertise their products. […]