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Old Spice's Man-Robot Sits Down With Drew Brees, and It's Awkwardly Amusing Cue the jazz, the laughs, and the pain

If watching Drew Brees talk to a hyper-awkward robot for six minutes is your kind of thing, then Old Spice has an ad for you. The New Orleans Saints quarterback keeps…

September 18, 2014, 7:52 AM EDT

Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Wet, Mr. Darcy Style, for Charity Campaign Because there's nothing quite like a grumpy wet Cumberbatch

There are moments in cinema when a collective wetting of panties results in an advertising ripple heard through the decades, as marketers struggle to give the people what they want. One…

September 17, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

Right on Cue, Beats by Dre Smashes an Ace of an Ad With Serena Williams Not all trophies and glamour

It's a good time to make an ad with Serena Williams, and Beats by Dre has done a particularly good job of it. Hot off the tennis star's sixth U.S.…

September 10, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

Matthew McConaughey Talks a Lot of Bull With Just a Few Words in First Lincoln Ad Three spots launched Thursday

Matthew McConaughey takes his time in his first Lincoln ad through Hudson Rouge. There are almost more pauses than words of dialogue in the 60-second spot, as the Oscar-winning actor and…

September 4, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

Jason Sudeikis Hilariously Returns as the World's Worst Soccer Coach for NBC Sports With help from Tim Howard

It was this time last year that we first met Ted Lasso, an American football coach (played by Jason Sudeikis) hired to manage London's Tottenham Hotspur Football Club—and manage it…

August 8, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

Bret Michaels Is the Newest Endurance Test for Nissan's Commercial Vans in Viral Clip Glam rocker racks up 1.5 million views in a week

This fun clip of glam rocker and reality TV star Bret Michaels performing a high-octane take on the '80s ballad "Endless Love" as a paean to Nissan's commercial vans is…

August 5, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

David Duchovny Daydreams of Life as a Russian in Beer Ad Exalting the Motherland Serious? Satire? Lengthy spot tries for both

Is Special Agent Mulder looking to defect? In a decidedly unexpected career move, David Duchovny appears in this two-and-a-half minute rah-rah-Russia commercial for Siberian Crown beer. The spot's schmaltzy patriotism and…

July 29, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT

Fellas, Bill Kurtis Wants You to Go on a Mancation to Illinois With Him News veteran's tourism spots rally the bros

Legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis is a man's man. Just ask Ron Burgundy ... or the Illinois Office of Tourism. A new campaign from JWT Chicago features Kurtis, a veteran Chicago journalist…

July 18, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

Kevin Spacey Joins E*Trade's New Ad Campaign as a 'Type E*' Talent Scout What would Frank do?

When Kevin Spacey appears on screen these days, you expect him to speak to camera in a South Carolina drawl, assess his chances at screwing over a rival, and perhaps…

April 14, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

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'…

April 3, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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