Locally Laid, a farm specializing in pasture-raised, free-range eggs from Wrenshall, MN is within pecking distance of winning the chance to advertise on one of the most expensive TV spots: the Superbowl. See also: Top 5 local stout beers
If history is any indication, the Vikings probably won't be playing in it (sorry, cheap shot), but the 2018 Super Bowl might be coming to Minneapolis.SEE ALSO: VW's Super Bowl ad featuring 'Minnesotan' criticized for being "like blackface with voices" [VIDEO] Yesterday, the City of Lakes was named a ... More >>
Volkswagen's new Super Bowl ad is set in a Minnesota office building, yet features a white office worker speaking with a thick Jamaican accent.SEE ALSO: Duluth roiled by two recent blackface incidents [VIDEO] The idea is he's so enlivened by his new red Volkswagen that he suddenly adopts Bob Marley' ... More >>
One day after Jim Graves hit the airwaves with his first TV ad, Michele Bachmann counter-punched with a new ad of her own.SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- Controversial Stillwater bridge project approved by U.S. House-- Michele Bachmann is makin ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty pirated ABC Sports footage for this ad.Tim Pawlenty flagrantly violated ABC Sports' copyright in his new campaign video, attracting a cease-and-desist order that will likely remove it from the Iowa airwaves.Pawlenty violated the copyright of ABC Sports by using footage from the "Mira ... More >>
Longtime comedian speaks to City Pages before his Mystic gig
As a member of Philadelphia-based blooze-jam unit Birds of Maya, Mike Polizze spends a lot of time getting his faux classic rock ya-yas in drums-gtr-vox-bass format style. By his lonesome, as Purling Hiss, Polizze gets to stretch out - way out - and go in for wildly self-indulgent bouts of showy ... More >>
Is Deputy Dave a straight shooter?It's apparently not a good election cycle to be a spokesman on a TV ad. First there was Michele Bachmann's "Jim the Election Guy," who turned out to be some strapped-for-work actor who didn't even live in Minnesota, let alone the 6th District. Now we have D ... More >>
Photo by ChrisGonzales90 via FlikrAdmit it: As a kid you might have coveted that fancy store-bought Halloween costume, but it's the homemade one you put together with your mom using a little creativity and some items from your closet that you remember most fondly. Heck, that DIY costume probably ... More >>
Fake "Jim" Beau PereginoMichele Bachmann's "Jim the Election Guy," featured in TV ads accusing Tarryl Clark of wanting to tax Minnesotans to death, isn't really named Jim, and he isn't from the 6th congressional district. He isn't even from Minnesota.
White Europeans, Erickson says, "must be removed from this country by any means necessary."
From Acai to DIY, is there anything they missed?
Hormel's funny, polished new ads are totally Super Bowl worthy. And Pepperoni Minis? Maybe not so much.
Betty White got tackled, human dolphins chomped on peanuts and popcorn, and T-Pain got Auto-Tuned in this year's Super Bowl ads. Check out our favorite food-related spots.
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We sort through some top food and drink ads from the last decade. Check out our Top 5.
Is it the end of an era? Pepsi opts not to advertise during the Super Bowl.
Liberal group Americans United for Change is trying to put the pressure on Gov. Tim Pawlenty to certify Al Franken as the winner.
Who doesn't want approximately $2.79 worth in candy? This is the logic behind KMart's new seasonal television/internet synergy campaign, which promises free bags of goodies. Last Wednesday the megaconglomerate began airing commercials with a "secret code" on one of the gravestones in the background. ... More >>
A racy hamburger commercial is too much for the nation's plagiarizing moralists.
Norquist and Pawlenty: a star-crossed love It seems only yesterday that anti-tax guru Grover Norquist was singing the praises of Tim Pawlenty and calling him a dark horse possibility for president in 2008. But Norquist, sadly, does not buy the tax/fee distinction Pawlenty is selling--maybe the Star ... More >>
This year's British Television Advertising Awards promotes a new identity