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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

Nicole Kidman Loses Her Pants, and About 30 Years, in Jimmy Choo Ad Another A-lister is barely recognizable

Hiring celebrities to model for fashion ads and then rendering them unrecognizable is all the rage. Not long ago, we saw a very ambiguous Jennifer Lawrence pose for Dior. Now, Nicole…

April 2, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

Andrew McCutchen Loves His Lox in SportsCenter Ad for Opening Day Pirate lives up to his team's nickname

Are you ready for some baseball? ESPN has Major League Baseball's Opening Day covered today with a new "This Is SportsCenter" spot starring the reigning National League MVP, Andrew McCutchen of…

March 31, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

Activia Shows That Inside Shakira's Famous Stomach Are ... More Shakiras! Doing the world's most literal belly dance

Activia managed to drag Shakira out of wherever she's been hiding and put her in the brand's new "Dare to Feel Good" ad, which gives us an interesting and cartoonishly…

March 18, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT

Arnold Wants You to Drive Around in His New Tank, Crushing Stuff for Charity After-school program fundraiser instantly goes viral

Arnold Schwarzenegger has finally achieved his lifelong dream. No, it's not becoming a champion weight lifter/action hero/governator. It's his dream of owning his own "f--king tank." Since it's only natural for…

March 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

Jennifer Lawrence's New Dior Ads: Totally Gorgeous, or a Photoshopped Mess? Different look for the Oscar winner

You might think that Dior, after paying Jennifer Lawrence a lot of money to be an endorser, would want the woman in its new ad to look pretty obviously like…

February 25, 2014, 10:52 AM EST

Vanilla Ice Reminds Us of His Other Song in Cheesy Ad for Kraft's Ninja Turtles Macaroni 4 out of 5 mothers approve

Go Ninja Go! Who says Vanilla Ice never had any street cred? Everyone, I guess. And when it comes to hip-hop, they're right. But … who cares? The rapper (term used…

February 19, 2014, 9:13 AM EST

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