As Seen on TV
Mayoral front-runner Bill de Blasio is out with his first ad of the general election that paints his candidacy as a political cause.
The 30-second spot, which his the airwaves today, features footage from Mr. de Blasio’s primary night victory party, where he addressed a huge crowd of enthusiastic supporters gathered at a Brooklyn concert hall.
Back in the mildly cold days of November, Wodka Vodka made a statement with their billboard. Unfortunately, it was a statement that many construed as antisemitic, stating “Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing.” We dug a little deeper into the wormhole of Wodka’s wacky website, and found out that the spirit distiller has a whole host of other offensive stereotypes to promote their alcohol, including “Dehli Neil,” “Sumo Shu,” and an ad for Black Russians. (You can probably guess.)
Now Wodka, a subsidiary of Panache Beverages LLC, is at it again with this ad above the Brooklyn bridge and near Penn Station.
On Sunday, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel released the first commercial for his campaign to become Chicago’s Mayor on Youtube.
Emanuel left his D.C. job in September. He officially announced his candidacy in the race for Chicago City Hall on Saturday.
The ad begins by emphasizing Emanuel’s roots Read More
It comes along at a certain time each year — that turning point when the wind picks up and the bone-cold air ignites within New Yorkers a craving for something warm to eat. And when this desire sets in, there’s no better way to succumb than to whip up a big, scalding-hot, salt-blasted bowl of Read More
This morning The New Yorker unveiled its iPad app with a flashy advertisement starring Jason Schwartzman, directed by his cousin Roman Coppola and produced by Condé Nast’s iPad man Scott Dadich. Mr. Schwartzman sleeps with the app, showers with the app, lies naked on the sofa with the app and jumps into a swimming Read More
We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled for the the latest ads coming out of the Times and the Journal after the release of the latter’s Greater New York section.
We’d like to imagine that somewhere in the Journal‘s ad department a copywriter agonized for hours over whether or not to capitalize the Read More