Bill Thompson wants one of his rival’s newest ads off the air.
Mr. Thompson demanded Public Advocate Bill de Blasio take down a television commercial because it states that Mr. de Blasio is the “only” candidate who will “end a stop-and-frisk era that targets minorities.”
“I think that if you look at Bill saying he’s the only one to end stop-and-frisk, that’s just not true,” an enraged Mr. Thompson told reporters at a press conference outside police headquarters at One Police Plaza.
The biggest complaint about the newest season of Mad Men is that it’s not interesting to people who haven’t seen the entire series. Actually, the biggest complaint is probably Megan…not that she’s terrible or anything, but Don Draper has definitely taken a backseat this year to his wife’s story lines about wanting to be an actress, being very French, and singing “Zou Bisou Bisou.” (The real sign that the times are a-changing? New York Magazine running with a cover of Jessica Pare to promote the show.)
But we can see how Mad Men‘s fifth season–which is very good–is a little inaccessible to first-time viewers. We’re surprised that no one has made a parody of the Mad Men promos this year, because they are essentially designed to contain no information about the upcoming episode, and make the show look very, very boring.
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
The one problem with a two-week-long tournament, from a home-spectator standpoint, is that you have to endure the same commercials over and over again. But this one, starring the Williams sisters and the Manning brothers, isn’t bad. Acting! Read More