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Gravy Is Great. So Why Does Every Ad Make It Look Gross? An enigma wrapped in a conundrum slathered with liquid meat

In 1947, Campbell Soup Co. finally introduced a savory splatter of meatness to post-war America at the speed of modern life: canned gravy. Such a revolutionary advancement in science obviously…

November 20, 2012, 11:37 AM EST

Mobile Thursday? Plans for Thanksgiving Day smartphone and tablet shopping almost double, Digitas study finds

When evening comes November 22, forget the turkey. Grab your gadget and get ready to buy. In fact, 28 percent of adult smartphone and tablet owners plan to shop using those…

November 19, 2012, 8:00 AM EST

NBC Gobbles Up NFL Ad Dollars Historic Thanksgiving night broadcast commands a staggering unit cost of $975,000

On Thursday, tens of millions of Americans woozy on tryptophan and cranberry sauce will mark a brand new Turkey Day tradition, as NBC presents the first NFL game to be…

November 19, 2012, 12:02 AM EST

The Incredible Shrinking Christmas Nickelodeon's ratings woes and lackluster toy sales have clients saying, 'Bah, humbug'

As anyone who’s ever cracked open an Econ 101 textbook will tell you, there’s something a little goofy happening at the moment in the kids television market. Despite flattened demand…

November 19, 2012, 12:00 AM EST

Give Thanks for William Shatner's Epic Turkey-Frying Safety PSA State Farm goes all-in with four-minute video

One of Hollywood's biggest hams, William Shatner, talks turkey in State Farm's primer for Thanksgiving deep-frying safety. Behold nearly four minutes of an unholy trinity—Shatner, frozen turkeys and hot oil.…

November 16, 2011, 8:14 AM EST

PETA Thanksgiving always awkward as hell

Ever wonder what a PETA Thanksgiving would be like? Of course not. But it turns out it's a serious downer, as we find out in this spot from ad agency…

November 23, 2009, 9:07 AM EST

Muscle Milk pilgrim sexing up Thanksgiving

Considering how naughty Halloween has gotten, it was only a matter of time before someone took a crack at Thanksgiving. That someone is Muscle Milk, the athletic drink…

November 20, 2009, 11:46 AM EST

If nothing else, be thankful for all the beer!

As if we needed further encouragement to crack open a few beers on Thursday, the National Beer Wholesalers Association is telling us that beer—and lots of it!—is now a mandatory…

November 26, 2008, 1:10 PM EST

Thanksgiving, done the White Castle way

White Castle’s favorite day of the year may be Valentine’s Day, when its more upscale franchises offer dinner by candlelight. But Thanksgiving is a close second. It turns out…

November 21, 2007, 1:22 PM EST

Just what we need: a crazier Black Friday

Eight O’Clock Coffee has figured out a way to boost its brand recognition: Give away some product for free. The company’s doing it on Friday, Nov. 23, the day after…

November 12, 2007, 10:53 AM EST