Topic: Stanley

Sarah Silverman develops taste for unicorn

The Serenading Unicorn is a two-timing bastard! Or is he? Sarah Silverman has been known to overreact in the past, and that suggestive text on her furry boyfriend's phone could've…

April 7, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

Auditions for Aflac duck not going that well

A couple of tips for anyone who'd like to be the next voice of the Aflac duck: Realize that potential future employers will read your Twitter feed. And do not—I…

April 6, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT

Weezer just can't stop writing songs for ads

As we already know, Weezer is no stranger to the shill. First, there was the Weezer Snuggie. Then the State Farm song. And now, an original tune for the IZOD…

April 5, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

Protect yourself in a Smutley-like sex binge

Talk about the elephant in the room! We're talking about condom use— and, literally, a cartoon elephant that gets, er, waylaid by a horny cat. Confused? You won't be when…

April 1, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT

Ashley Madison is jilted even by 'Kennedys'

Could there be a more appropriate place for an Ashley Madison pro-adultery commercial than in a miniseries about philandering former president John F. Kennedy? The dating site that promotes—nay, revels…

April 1, 2011, 8:38 AM EDT

Snoop mixes with wrong crowd in airline ad

Air New Zealand's bug-eyed bush-baby spokescharacter, Rico, really has to go. As some observers have pointed out, bush babies aren't native to New Zealand—that would account for his lack of…

March 23, 2011, 9:31 AM EDT

How did Richard Branson succeed? Drugs.

The marketing machine keeps rolling for upcoming movie Limitless and its fictional wonderdrug, NZT. Now it's not just Bradley Cooper shilling the pills, either. In the new spot below, Sir…

March 18, 2011, 9:35 AM EDT

Geico's question ads still weird, still clever

You'd think by now that Geico's "rhetorical questions" campaign would be growing stale, since it debuted more than a year ago. And yeah, actor Mike McGlone as the stone-faced spokesman…

March 18, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

EA Sports shares life lessons from Iron Mike

We've seen a kinder, gentler Mike Tyson lately as the former heavyweight champ with fists of steel promotes his Animal Planet series about racing pigeons, Taking on Tyson. In fact,…

March 15, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT

Morgan Spurlock branded for movie poster

If babies can get all tatted up with brand logos, why shouldn't Morgan Spurlock? The renegade filmmaker, who went head to head with McDonald's in his Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size…

March 9, 2011, 2:33 PM EST