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What follows is the somewhat inane, mostly irrelevant, and self-important ramblings of a man on the brink of madness.
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Wednesday, February 08, 2006
 $80,000 a second    [L]

That's how much a Superbowl advertisement cost this year - around $2,400,000 per 30 second clip. Which means Burger King's freakish musical number cost them nearly 5 million dollars. Now, I like Brooke Burke as much as the next man, but for 5 mil, could they not have given me a commercial that doesn't spawn nightmares? Really, is an anthropomorphic whopper what people want to eat nowadays? IT'S MADE OF PEOPLE!

But I digress.

Thankfully, there were a few gems in the rough, and if you were somehow stuck in the kitchen being a good host at somebody else's party like me, then you probably missed a few. Well, this is your lucky day, because you can watch them all here.

Which ones did you like the best? Anything where MacGuyver uses a paper clip, ballpoint pen, rubber band, tweezers, nasal spray, and turkey baster (total: $14) to hotwire a semi and escape a warehouse explosion automatically gets my vote. What a great nostalgia trip - but where, pray tell, is my A-Team/Airwolf crossover ad?

UPDATE
I was just reminded about that horrid Harrison Ford/Superbowl advertisement. First of all, does the NFL really need to advertise football during the SuperBowl? Secondly, was it just me, or was Harrison Ford an eyepatch away from being a pirate? The gray goatee and the hip earring was bad enough, but then he started speaking in that strange serious growl. Argh Han Solo be hurtin' for booty, he be.



a whopper made of people...maybe they're trying to tell us something.
man,where's charleton heston when you need him?

should we start calling it "soylent king"?.

By Blogger chad o, at 2/08/2006 10:27:00 AM      


Yes indeed, that burger king ad was disturbing.

By Blogger Chris Poteet, at 2/08/2006 11:15:00 AM      


Apparently most companies paid so much for the spot they forgot to pay good agencies for commercials.

By Blogger lauren, at 2/08/2006 04:07:00 PM      


Who hasn't dreamnt of a woman on woman "sandwhich"? Am I alone here?

By Anonymous Jeff, at 2/08/2006 09:55:00 PM      


^^^ speak up ^^^