television comercials and advertisements

Zillow Enters Storytelling With The Journey

new Zillow ad The Journey

Like a real-life version of Sendak‘s Where The Wild Things Are, the latest advertisement from real estate company Zillow, The Journey, is a 90 second long adventure told from a child’s point of view complete with lovable monsters. (more…)

Continue ReadingZillow Enters Storytelling With The Journey

Which Of These Five Ads Would Get You To Wear A Mask?

Wear A Mask New York Ad Contest Finalists

Who needs an ad agency? Over the past two weeks Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York solicited more than 600 submissions from across the state as part of their “Wear a Mask New York Ad Contest.” They’ve now narrowed it down to five finalists and it’s your last chance to weigh-in with an online vote before the winner is announced on May 26th. (more…)

Continue ReadingWhich Of These Five Ads Would Get You To Wear A Mask?

The Top Super Bowl LIV Ads: Most Liked and Most Watched

The Top Super Bowl LIV Ads: Most Liked and Most Watched

With a final score of Kansas City’s 31 to San Francisco’s 20, The Chiefs are the Super Bowl LIV Champs after a 10-point deficit only to go up by 11 points late in the fourth quarter. Unlike yesterday’s Big Game itself, the most-liked  and most-watched Super Bowl commercials held very few surprises. (more…)

Continue ReadingThe Top Super Bowl LIV Ads: Most Liked and Most Watched

Gillette Continues To Prove They’re Woke With ‘My First Shave.’

I still remember the public shock in 1994 when IKEA ran their first ad featuring a gay couple, “Dining Room” directed by Paul Goldman. Created by then CD Greg DiNoto, ACD Kathy Delaney, CW Dallas Itzen and AD Patrick ONeill of Deutsch NY, the breakthrough ad had to be pulled off the air as a result of a bomb threat.

That was 25 years ago and today I saw an ad for Gillette, ‘My First Shave,’ featuring a transgender youth and his real life father. The spot is the latest from Gillette whose Anti-bullying message earlier this year caused many to boycott the brand for being too political. (more…)

Continue ReadingGillette Continues To Prove They’re Woke With ‘My First Shave.’