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CBS does not want KGB's head-up-ass spot

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Another day, another "banned" Super Bowl commercial (or two, or three). This one's from KGB, the mobile-phone service that charges to answer folks' questions. "In the Hole" is the spot's title. One guess as to which hole KGB's referring to. Wags might suggest the client and its agency, Brooklyn Bros., pulls all of its commercial ideas from such holes. I wouldn't argue the point. (And by the way, yes, I do write all my AdFreak posts with head wedged firmly in hindquarters, as you commenters so kindly keep reminding me.) It's appropriate that this particular butt-brained visual has been used in ads before, as KGB's answers are readily available free of charge at Google and elsewhere. Now, if we can just get the rest of this lousy campaign similarly banned.

—Posted by David Gianatasio

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