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Why Budweiser’s ‘blowin’ in the wind’ at the Super Bowl

Budweiser usually makes the most of the Super Bowl and it’s grabbing headlines way before the event by hymning that it’s now produced by wind power – helped along by Bob Dylan’s ‘Blowin’ in the wind.’ It’s also got more ...

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P&G puts on the frighteners in Olay Super Bowl debut

Nearly half the people who watch the NFL Super Bowl are women so Procter & Gamble is making its debut for Olay with a new ad from Saatchi & Saatchi. Anyway, in these non-gender specific days, no doubt men use ...

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Are Peppa Pig and Pizza Hut on the same planet?

Here’s the trailer for the forthcoming Peppa Pig Chinese New Year movie (it’s the year of the pig), co-produced by Alibaba. Somewhat inscrutable (most of the time it seems to be a mobile phone something or other) but they’ve splashed ...

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Are these the funniest Super Bowl ads?

Let’s try to make this a Super Bowl wrap. This is supposed to be the year when advertisers have rediscovered humour (or should that be humor?) ahead of Americana, good works etc. YouTuber Jake has kindly provided the ten he ...

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Reeves and Glazer team up for Squarespace

Here’s a Super Bowl oddment from web build company Squarespace: Keanu Reeves riding a bike through the desert courtesy of ace director Jonathan Glazer (of Guinness ‘Surfer’ fame among many others). Nicely done and all that but wouldn’t you expect ...

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Lucky Generals is a big Super Bowl winner too

Some of us, of a certain vintage, are fond of remarking, in a mood of serious contemplation or in the pub, that the world would be completely shellacked if the internet went down for good or somebody nicked it. There’s ...

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P&G rides Super Bowl ad wave for Tide

If ads play a big role in the Super Bowl why not make an ad about other Super Bowl ads? Pepsi tried (and failed) with a reprise of some of its own, P&G’s Tide has done rather better with this ...

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