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Now Pepsico’s in the dock over ‘demeaning’ Pepsi Max Super Bowl ad

Pepsi Max’s Super bowl ad has aroused the ire of Democratic congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee from Texas for being ‘demeaning’ to African American women as one of them accidentally chucks a can at a white woman. This is one of ...

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Nielsen’s last word on the Super Bowl, Doritos wins on recall, VW’s little Darth Vader was the most liked

So there you are, researcher Nielsen confirms USA Today’s viewer poll more or less with Pepsico’s array of brands led by Doritos winning in the recall stakes. Most-liked was VW’s Little Darth Vader ad which, taken together with the doggy ...

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Groupon in the soup over Crispin Porter’s spoof charity Super Bowl ads

Consumer deals company Groupon is in the hottest part of the charitable soup kitchen over its three Super Bowl spots that (mildly) spoofed charitable causes, Tibet, whales and the rain forests. Groupon and agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky clearly made ...

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Here’s VW’s Super Bowl ‘Darth Vader’ ad – all it needed was a dog

This is the top-scoring car ad in Sunday’s Super Bowl, a pretty sound effort from Interpublic’s Deutsch for the new Passat featuring an annoying little Darth Vader. Well it’s OK isn’t it? Sums up the Passat though, too sensible to ...

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Pepsico ads win USA Today’s Super Bowl contest

USA Today has a panel of viewers armed with its ad meters and they voted four Pepsico ads into the top ten, two for Doritos (one of which came equal top with Budweiser), one for Pepsi and one for Pepsi ...

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Kenny G ad is just (another) Super Bowl prequel says Audi

Our story about the Kenny G Audi Super Bowl ad appearing on YouTube early is challenged by the car company. The video featuring Kenny G is NOT the ad that will air on Super Bowl Sunday. This is a 3-minute ...

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