Topic: Gm

GM feeling grateful for Bluto-like Americans

General Motors douses its failure in pop culture, invoking such cultural luminaries as Popeye and Bluto from Animal House to reflect their own struggles, in this comeback ad from Goodby,…

November 29, 2010, 9:49 AM EST

Poll: Your thoughts on 'Chevy Runs Deep'?

I hate to be one of those guys who rips a new marketing tagline the second it comes out of the gate, but there is just something straight-up awkward about…

October 28, 2010, 9:59 AM EDT

Terrible pitchman/CEO steps down from GM

You won't have Ed Whitacre to kick around anymore, motherf*ckers! Using those exact words at a press conference and deploying a rubber slide for a dramatic exit, the General…

August 12, 2010, 1:11 PM EDT

Leo Burnett distances itself from Buick ads

In the ad industry, there's no shortage of desire to mock the misfortune of agencies like Leo Burnett, which is reportedly being criticized by GM's top marketing executives for the…

July 22, 2009, 8:02 AM EDT

Ad parody gets even more honest about GM

Apparently, a slick video montage doesn't quite convince everyone that General Motors can claw its way out of the abyss and return to its former glory. Current TV's "InfoMania" show…

June 16, 2009, 9:57 AM EDT

Microsoft's Bing prepares to save the world

Here we have a breaking campaign from a giant global company that's struggling to compete in a brutal market. It talks about making "decisions that help us get to the…

June 3, 2009, 9:44 AM EDT

Slater, NBC and GM drive right off the road

NBC has canceled My Own Worst Enemy, Christian Slater's product-placement-riddled TV series, proving once again that you can't polish a turd. Abysmal ratings put NBC in fourth place for…

November 17, 2008, 10:27 AM EST