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Campaigns target Super Bowl viewers in early primary states

WASHINGTON (AP) Among Super Bowl advertisements for Doritos, dachshunds chasing ketchup bottles and Dame Helen Mirren encouraging responsible alcohol consumption, football fans in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada also got a dose of presidential politics. Data from political ad tracker Kantar Media show that three presidential campaigns and four super PACs took advantage...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

The 10 Best Super Bowl 50 commercials

Football? Who said anything about football? The commercials are a vital, arguably equal part of the Super Bowl viewing experience. Half the people at your Super Bowl 50 party care more about the ads than the game anyway. And after the lackluster game provided by the Panthers and Broncos, what are more people going to be talking about? Defense may win championships, but Christopher...
Via The Comeback
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Helen Mirren insults drunk drivers

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 10:15 p.m. For its fourth and final ad of the night, Anheuser-Busch bet that Americans still love being scolded by the British. The ad showed actress Helen Mirren admonishing people who might think about drinking and driving. She called anyone who'd drive drunk ''short...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch all the Super Bowl 50 commercials: Fourth quarter

Miss any of the Super Bowl 50 commercials? Just want to re-live them? We'll be posting them here with a little commentary. You can also head over to our Super Bowl commercials video page to watch them there. Below are the commercials from the fourth quarter. Here are the third quarter, second quarter and halftime and first quarter commercials.Jublia: Toenail FungusStarting the fourth...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Budweiser’s Incredible Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Featuring Helen Mirren

While most of tonight’s Super Bowl commercials have featured attempts at humor, a few have dealt with serious topics. Budweiser’s latest ad – which is more like a PSA – was the most on-point of the event. In the below clip, British actress Helen Mirren goes on a 60-second rant against drunk driving – criticizing anyone who would make such a decision. It’s being praised...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Now you know about 'opioid induced constipation'

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 8:15 p.m. Super Bowl viewers now know more than many might want to know about ''opioid-induced constipation.'' The ad showed a man suffering from the condition, envying another man who emerges from a public restroom after just having gone, then eyeing prunes in a store...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Apple TV viewers having trouble streaming game

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 7:25 p.m. Complaints are popping up on Twitter from people saying they're having trouble streaming the game on Apple TV. When asked about the problem, an Apple TV representative pointed to a tweet by CBS Sports' Help Team responding to a customer complaint. The tweet...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: PepsiCo brings us the 'Puppymonkeybaby'

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 7: 15 p.m. The world just met a frightening creature out of a nightmare called the Puppymonkeybaby. PepsiCo introduced the hybrid animal with an ad for its Mountain Dew Kickstart. The ad plays off the idea that Kickstart is ''three awesome things combined'' - ''Dew,'...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Taco Bell's Super Bowl ad may come con queso

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 7: p.m. Taco Bell has been trying to build buzz for its newest menu item, which it says will be unveiled in a Super Bowl ad. But close watchers of the chain have already guessed it will be a ''Quesalupa.'' Several websites have noted that the creation - which features...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Super Bowl ads: What financial crisis?

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: --- 6:30 p.m. Does Quicken Loans remember the financial crisis? The game hasn't started, but its ad has already ruffled feathers on Twitter. The ad touts the simplicity of getting Quicken's ''Rocket Mortgage'' on a mobile phone - a jarring reminder to some of the housing bubble...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Super Bowl ad game: Celebrities, animals and humor

NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: 5:00 p.m. Watch out for celebrities, cute animals and humor. Super Bowl advertisers are turning to a mix of tried-and-true crowd pleasers for the game's 50th anniversary. With a 30-second spot costing an estimate $5 million, many advertisers are skipping the crass humor to...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Why wait? Here's a sneak preview of this year's Super Bowl commercials

Between the game, the commercials and the halftime show, it's hard to find a spare moment to play Candy Crush during the Super Bowl.Never fear —€” while we can't give you a sneak peek at the game or Coldplay and Beyonce, we can show you a few of the commercials that'll have people talking on Monday morning.Steven Tyler's SkittlesMarshawn Lynch's favorite snack, in the likeness...
Via Fox Sports
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Super Bowl ads go for the safety

NEW YORK (AP) Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year's Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday. Skittles will showcase Steven Tyler's high range on ''Dream On,'' Budweiser is enlisting Helen Mirren to chide drunk drivers, and Audi will have an astronaut drive its luxury R8 sports...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Helen Mirren takes drunk drivers to school in Super Bowl commercial

Dame Helen Mirren is a lot of things. Classy British lady, Academy Award winner, actress extraordinaire, silver fox, the list goes on. That said, having accomplished practically everything under the sun at 70 years old (and looking FANTASTIC, at that), it’s only natural that Mirren would cross off the next item on her bucket list: appearing in a Super Bowl commercial about drunk...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Super Bowl ads this year might be a snooze

NEW YORK (AP) No GoDaddy. Not a bikini in sight. Service messages instead of crotch or fart jokes. As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to - gasp - good taste? The Super Bowl remains advertising's biggest stage, especially as the broadcast TV audience fragments further thanks to Netflix and other on-demand TV services. Advertisers...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Helen Mirren absolutely crushes drunk drivers in Super Bowl ad for Budweiser

The competition for the best Super Bowl commercial is fierce. Budweiser has gotten out of the gate -- sorry, no Clydesdales -- quickly with its powerful message from British actress Helen Mirren.The distinguished Brit absolutely crushes it with her message on how foolish it is to drive drunk."If you drive drunk, you, simply put, are a short-sighted, utterly useless, oxygen wasting...
Via Fox Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jam It or Cram It: Get On Your Bad Motor Scooter and Jam

There have been some Hall of Fame names over the course of baseball's colorful 2000 year history. C'mon, Guru, baseball's not that old! Whaddya mean disembodied voice of Razzball Nation that sounds slightly like my ex-girlfriend Brenda? Why do you think the Roman's called Caligula "Little Boots?" The dude couldn't field, booted everything. Then he married his sister Helen Mirren...
Via Razzball
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ambulance Chasers

I'm the new guy here at Razzball, but there's no need to be stuffing me in lockers or treating me to a lunch time swirly in the men's room -- I've been around the block for a while.  Shoot, I was playing fantasy sports before this great thing called the interweb existed.  When I first started I had to fax in my lineups for weekly leagues!  I'm not old, I prefer the term "seasoned...
Via Razzball
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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