Topic: Taco Bell

Taco Bell Brings the Sex Song 'Afternoon Delight' Back to Its Foodie Origins

Suggestive 1976 hit comes full circle

If you think it's a stretch that Taco Bell is repurposing midday bang ballad "Afternoon Delight" as a metaphor for going to Taco Bell, you're really going to be shocked…

Taco Bell Brings Doritos Locos Tacos to Canada, Makes Impatient Critics Literally Eat Their Words

Angry tweets etched on shells

Be careful what you say about Taco Bell in Canada. The chain is liable to etch your angry rants on taco shells and force them down your throat. That's what…

Pandora Says Its Mobile Video Ads Are Heating Up With Brands

Taco Bell, BMW run pilot; local brands testing waters

Pandora's earnings call later today, per predictions, should include a boost in mobile revenues as it adapts to digital music listeners' shift from desktops to smartphones. And while mobile audio…

It’s OK If Your Mom Is Completely Overbearing, So Long as She Feeds You Taco Bell

Smothering mothers serve Smothered Burritos

Everyone knows the smother mother. She drowns you in unwanted attention and unsolicited advice—popping up where she shouldn’t, like at your office meetings, or when you’re in the shower. But…

Freddie Wong Wants to Build the Next MTV (Maybe)

YouTube star: TV networks want us, but can't do what we do

Freddie Wong is one of biggest content creators on YouTube. His videos, which blend video game themes, action movies and cool special effects, have attracted millions of fans. And last year,…

Collective Digital Studios Looks for Web Series Breakout With VGHS 2

YouTube show returns with bigger production and marketing budget, major sponsors

The online ad world is practically begging for media companies to market Web shows like the TV and movie businesses do. At the same time, the industry is also craving…

How Two CW Rejects Became the Masters of Branded Web Video

Meet the Mad Men of YouTube

Back in 2007, when the idea of YouTube stars was still dubious, a pair of friends, Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, Natives of Spookway, North Carolina, struck gold with a…

Deutsch Produces Radio Ads for a Dollar to Promote Taco Bell's Dollar Cravings Menu

Bad robot voice is good fun

Taco Bell's Dollar Cravings Menu is a low-budget option, so naturally it needs low-budget advertising. Enter Deutsch/LA, which claims to have produced radio ads for a dollar promoting the menu.…

Taco Bell Explodes in Your Face With 3-D Cinema Spot

Finally, you get your Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco

Doritos go boom on the big screen! Never mind what they do when they land in your belly. As part of an all-out commercial assault for its newest hybrid taco,…

Taco Bell Gives Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Big Poppa' the Spanish Treatment, Too

Another job for Google Translate

By its own admission, Taco Bell agency Deutsch in Los Angeles used Google Translate to put together Spanish lyrics for the version of Notorious B.I.G.'s "Big Poppa" in this ad—much…