Topic: Griner

Colonel Sanders becomes video-game hero

Don't ask why it took so long, but Colonel Sanders is finally making his debut as a video-game hero. Apparently, KFC's founder and posthumous pitchman will appear as a…

September 17, 2010, 1:03 PM EDT

Sex Pistols give up, approve song for TV ad

British butter lover John Lydon apparently is no longer the only Sex Pistol willing to cash in the last shreds of the band's cultural credibility. Now, the entire band…

September 15, 2010, 9:02 AM EDT

Kindle's ice queen makes iPad seem likable

Lord knows the Apple iPad has plenty of weak spots competitors could target—no USB, no widescreen, no Flash, no John Hodgman ads, etc. But in the ad below, Amazon focuses…

September 14, 2010, 12:24 PM EDT

Hasselhoff faces toughest fan in Norton ads

Leo Burnett's surrealist "Allow or Deny" campaign for Norton antivirus software, which brought us the "Dokken vs. Chicken" spot, is back with new ads featuring David Hasselhoff. Sporting the…

September 9, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

'Halo: Reach' goes epic with extended trailer

With the release of Halo: Reach just a few days away, the game’s marketing team has unveiled an extended version of the "Deliver Hope" spot, shown below. By adding…

September 8, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT

Admiral Ackbar = 'too perfect' for Ole Miss?

The beginning of the college-football season gave fans plenty to watch this weekend, but much of the Tuesday-morning quarterbacking seems to be about ESPN's commercial featuring Ole Miss and…

September 7, 2010, 11:52 AM EDT

'Walking Dead' gets gravely awesome trailer

The first episode of Walking Dead hasn't even aired yet, and AMC has already green-lit a second season. It's hard to blame them after watching the ass-kicking trailer below,…

September 2, 2010, 9:25 AM EDT

Sony Pictures helps you lose pesky virginity

This week's little bit of manufactured controversy comes courtesy of Sony Pictures, which is it promoting its upcoming movie The Virginity Hit by putting the phrase "Still a virgin?"…

September 2, 2010, 8:53 AM EDT

'GoldenEye' game rebooted, minus Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan's stint as superspy James Bond probably elicits little more than lukewarm nostalgia from most movie fans, but gamers are still gushing about the N64 version of GoldenEye,…

September 1, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

What's with Foursquare's Times Square ad?

It's been a big few days for location-based service Foursquare, which just hit 3 million users and also became the centerpiece of this gigantic advertising ziggurat in Times Square.…

August 30, 2010, 9:02 AM EDT