Topic: Stanley

Melissa Leo launches Oscars ads for herself

You're a woman of a certain age in Hollywood (whose last name is not Streep), and even though you're an Academy Award front-runner, you feel like you need a little…

February 8, 2011, 3:12 PM EST

Unfinished ad for Doritos delays Super Bowl

Just how much bedding down takes place between the NFL and its Super Bowl sponsors? So much that the turf in Dallas will be colored Doritos orange, the game balls…

February 2, 2011, 12:45 PM EST

Allstate study rates drivers by zodiac signs

I'm hell on wheels, but I didn't know it had to do with my zodiac sign until Allstate told me. The insurance company recently released a study that linked car…

February 2, 2011, 12:28 PM EST

Shannen Doherty rocks random infomercial

Ye of little faith—you thought Shannen Doherty's best work was behind her. (Say, that string of TV movies she did in the '90s.) But you're wrong. Take a gander, if…

February 1, 2011, 10:03 AM EST

Frito-Lay food becomes a bit less unhealthy

Just because fast food items and salty snacks are unnatural doesn't necessarily mean I'm going to turn them down. But now that Frito-Lay says it is reformulating about half its…

January 5, 2011, 2:26 PM EST

Lipton Brisk does a very abridged 'Machete'

Funny, but I don't remember nearly as much hand washing in Machete as happens in this one-minute recap, brought to us by Lipton Brisk. The Claymation clip, which hit YouTube…

January 4, 2011, 1:31 PM EST

Man proposes via LG's good-news billboard

What is it about a public forum—a Jumbotron at a ballpark or a digital billboard anywhere—that makes guys pop the question? Granted, it's holiday time, when the pressure to drop…

December 21, 2010, 9:14 AM EST

Isaiah Mustafa hosting TBS funny-ads show

Think the 30-second spot is dead? Cable channel TBS does not agree, and intends, with more flourish this year, to draw an audience to watch an entire hour of advertising.…

December 16, 2010, 3:08 PM EST