Much is made of contextual advertising and the various incongruities it creates. Well, here we have a rough juxtaposition in print. Liberal activist Susan Sarandon and The Wall Street Journal. I’d argue the fit was poor prior to Rupe’s $5 billion takeover of Dow Jones, but now the match is farcical.
Click the image to see the commercial on Folgers.com.
Well, that was fast. It’s a crude mashup, but someone had to do it, I suppose: And then there’s this “Cat’s In the Cradle” parody, which lays it on pretty thick: Ouch.
Set those DVRs: “Scott Baio is 45…and Single” premieres tomorrow (Sunday), at 10:30 ET on VH1. Here’s an interview with his Chachiness: Was it tough dredging up the past? Scary, not tough. A lot of women wouldn’t talk to me. Some women I was afraid of because I wronged them and hell has no wrath […]
I know there’s a secret cadre of Scott Baio fans on AdPulp, so I couldn’t resist this nugget from Radar Magazine: The former Charles in Charge star is set to chronicle his dating life in L.A. for a VH1 show tentatively titled, Scott Baio is 45 … And Single. Although no premiere date has been […]
Alyssa Milano loves baseball. Especially, the Dodgers. So much so, she writes a blog on MLBlogs.com and she’s started a new womens’ line of baseball-inspired clothing called Touch. Milano told Mark Newman of MLB.com, how she got going in the apparel biz. I have had Dodgers season tickets for four years. Every game I attended, […]
Sometime last fall, the crew at RPA switched the Honday Odyssey’s theme song from Foghat’s “Slow Ride” to P-Funk’s “Give Up The Funk.” I can’t find the spot online, although you can see the earlier Foghat version at RPA.com. Given that the spot is not online, I present George Clinton on David Letterman circa 1986, […]
In February, John Amaechi spoke about his homosexuality on ESPN’s Outside the Lines program. He also released a book, Man in the Middle, published by ESPN Books, which discusses his career and life as a closeted professional athlete. Amaechi is the first NBA player to speak publicly about being gay. Now, according to The New […]
Seems that there’s been a bit of Scott Baio bashing amongst the commenters on this board lately. To counteract such negativity, I present to you a commercial he did on behalf of the Los Angeles Sherriffs Star Organization in 2003. And I shouldn’t have to point out the delicious irony of Mad Mel playing the […]