Tuesday Throwback: The Budweiser Clydesdales Pay Tribute To 9/11

This Budweiser 9/11 tribute commercial was only aired once but it’s a touching piece of work that’s still remembered to this day.

Advertisements

Lipton: Kermit And The Muppets Take Manhattan Again

I tend to like anything with The Muppets, and this is a fun commercial. After drinking some Lipton iced tea, Kermit the Frog finds that he’s able to “Be more tea” and deal with Manhattan’s various Animals. The spot will make its TV debut on tonight’s Oscars.

An Announcement From Commercial Society

Well, I’m moving to New York City today. I figured it was about time to take this copywriting thing to the next step, and going to NYC is the next logical step. If you want to get into advertising, that’s where you go. I’m planning on taking an advertising class, hopefully finding a job, and I would really like to stay there for the long haul. That all really depends on how I do with money (New York isn’t a cheap place to live…), but I’ll be there for at least 3 months. So yeah, make it happen.

As for this blog, it will continue. I don’t know how often I’ll be able to post, since the stakes for everything are going to be raised. But don’t worry, I’ll still inform you about the good, bad, interesting, and ugly of the commercial world. In conclusion, I’ll see you around shortly. And now, some relevant music.

Time Warner Teases With This Fancy Commercial

Wait…so you mean that Time Warner Cable Signature Home DOESN’T include the pretty wife or swanky penthouse apartment? Ehh, not sure I’m interested anymore.

Oh, and the voiceover is by Kate Walsh. No wonder it reminded me of this sexy commercial. If I find out who the music is by, I’ll add that too. And here’s some info about Time Warner’s Signature Home in NoHo, NYC. I suppose it’s the one they used in the commercial.

Commercial Society Will Be Back In A New York Minute

Loyal reader(s):

I will be in New York City for the next week, so my posts will be less frequent. I will try to update a few times, but my main foci will be eating, drinking, museuming, wandering, and hopefully a little job scouting. I will leave you with some New York-related music, each with a commercial tie-in. And just remember that absence makes the heart grow fonder.

A new classic. Jay’s rap is good here, but the Alicia Keys hook makes this song. And according to this ad, the hook is best heard on an HP computer.

When you listen to “Rhapsody in Blue”, you can just see the hustle and bustle of Jazz Age New York. To a lesser extent, you might think of United Airlines.

If there was one person past or present that I’d want to have a night on the town with, Frank Sinatra would be on the short list. Here, Ol’ Blue Eyes adds some class to this Chase Sapphire spot.

%d bloggers like this: