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Emmitt Smith Printed and Signed 400 Fan Tweets, Including a Marriage Proposal Part of Xfinity's pledge to make live sports 'more live'

Most tweets have a shelf life shorter than a fourth down on the goal line, but a few hundred Emmitt Smith fans will be keeping their tweets around for a…

November 26, 2014, 1:19 PM EST

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is DirecTV's Freakiest Rob Lowe Yet Good luck with that jar of mayo

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not…

November 24, 2014, 2:36 PM EST

Rapper and Weed Lover Waka Flocka Flame Finds His Calling as a Throat Drop Spokesman 'Can't live without my Pine Brothers'

You know how Saturday Night Live commercial parodies have that certain feel to them? Overly sincere music plays as a testimonial begins, then the audience starts to laugh as they're…

November 24, 2014, 11:13 AM EST

James Franco Is Saved From Certain Death by a Quick-Thinking Droid Turbo But don't try this at home

The new Droid Turbo is so fast that when James Franco falls off the roof at a party, he can use the Motorola phone to find the nearest safe landing,…

November 4, 2014, 11:08 AM EST

Mr. Bean Is a Hopeless Kung Fu Warrior in the Most Hilarious Snickers 'You're Not You' Ads Yet Rowan Atkinson is a ridiculously inspired choice

You're familiar with the joke at this point. Someone is super hungry, turns into a celebrity, eats a Snickers and goes back to being a normal person. Punch line: "You're…

October 6, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

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

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