NBC has rejected a Super Bowl ad from animal rights group PETA due to its sexy vegetable nature. Part of their "Veggie Love" campaign, the ad carries the tagline, "Studies Show Vegetarians Have Better Sex," and features various lingerie-clad women getting a little frisky with broccoli, asparagus, a pumpkin and other vegetables, going so far [...]
Synchronized eyebrow dancing in a commercial for Cadbury's. This doesn't so much make me want chocolate, as it makes me wonder where the hell they found these kids.
Adventures in Marketing: The CEO of Domino's Pizza Burns Cease-and-Desist Letter from Subway [video]
The other night, during American Idol, Domino's Pizza debuted its newest commercial, where chief executive David Brandon burns a cease-and-desist letter from Subway. The letter demanded that Domino's Pizza drop its claim that its new "Oven Baked Subs" beat Subway's baked sandwiches in a national taste test, reports the Nation's Restaurant News.
Says the CEO in [...]
The French Culinary Institute has been airing this commercial for a while on the Food Network. In it, David Chang, himself an alumnus, has some nice things to say about FCI:
Momofuku sounds absurd, but it means "lucky peach." I graduated from college, and I was like, I'm never going to sit behind a desk, ever. [...]
Whoah. Lobster Newburg is a dish you don't see that on menus these days, pretty much having vanished from our culinary knowledge. Conceived of in 1876, the original recipe called for the lobsters to be boiled, fried in clarified butter, and then simmered in cream while it reduced by half, then brought again to the [...]
A bizarre commercial for the New Zealand pizza chain Hell Pizza got pulled because it was deemed in bad taste:
The animated Hell Pizza ad shows a mostly skeletal [Sir Edmund Hillary], along with actor Heath Ledger and the Queen Mother, emerging from graves to dance to Michael Jackson's song Thriller.
This is the same company that [...]
On Tuesday, Starbucks wants you to wait in line to vote and wait in line in their stores to get free coffee:
If you care enough to vote, we care enough to give you a free cup of coffee.
Come into any participating Starbucks on Nov. 4th, tell us you voted, and we'll proudly give you a [...]