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Topic: Amazon

How Amazon Saves You From the 'Showhole' When You Don't Know What to Binge Next

With Fire TV, you find a new show instantly

It's one of the unhappy side effects of binge-watching—that deep emptiness you feel inside after burning through your favorite on-demand series.  Amazon calls the common condition a "Showhole," and two new…

Why Amazon Plastered This NYC Subway Train With Nazi and Imperial Japanese Imagery

Some riders object to ads for an alternate history show

UPDATE: Amazon is pulling these ads, reports Variety. UPDATE 2: Gothamist has more on the removal of the ads, revealing that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pressured the MTA to take…

Amazon Gets Shamelessly, Ridiculously Cute in Prime Ad Starring a Dog With a Bad Leg

Resistance is futile

My heartstrings are getting awfully sore, Amazon U.K.! Last month, it was the "Nursery" ad with that bespectacled, mop-topped kid struggling to fit in on his first day of school. I…

Dads Lead the Charge to Get 'Amazon Mom' to Become 'Amazon Family'

Twitter campaign pressures retailer

While 2014 brought a surge of pro-female advertising, brands kicked it up a notch at the Super Bowl this year with some pro-dad advertising. Now, parents are rallying for Amazon…

Reggie Watts Has Created Truly Odd Greenpeace Ads Aimed at the Tech Industry

'My grandma clicks dirty'

Reggie Watts yodels, raps, hangs with woodland fauna, floats on a giant leaf and generally goofs around in a quartet of new videos from Greenpeace. The environmental group is sending a…

The Other Bieber, Letterman and Zellweger Star in Ads for the Other Amazon

Agency finds people who share its famous-name problem

Sharing a name with a celebrity has got to be a blessing and a curse. But it can also make you mildy famous. Lynda Pearson and Millie Olson co-founded Amazon Advertising,…

Gary Busey Likes Amazon Fire TV Because You Can Talk to It Like a Narcissistic Madman

Odd intro spot from WongDoody

Gary Busey's at his manic, unhinged best in WongDoody's spot introducing the $99 Amazon Fire TV set-top box. Everyone's favorite gnarled, Oscar-nominated lunatic begins, "If you're like me, you like talkin'…

Nissan Delivers a Versa Note to One Lucky Buyer in an Enormous Amazon Box

Reddit blows automaker's cover

When Nissan offered to sell its Versa Note on Amazon last fall, it promised to ship the cars to three lucky buyers in actual Amazon boxes. Well, this weekend it…

Might Facebook Become a Video Programmer?

Video ads could set the stage for more content

Facebook has finally entered the video ads business in a big way. After multiple delays, Facebook last week rolled out a test of its autoplay ads to a select group of…

Kobe-Messi Selfie Battle Explodes on YouTube

Turkish Airways scores viral surprise

Kobe Bryant made his long-awaited return to the court on Sunday, following a season-ending Achilles injury last season. And prior to that, the NBA legend made a triumphant return to…

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