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Monday, February 1, 2016

Super Bowl Commercials

What makes a good commercial? or should the question be What makes a commercial good? Apparently that is a tough question either way you word it since too many commercials are absolutely stupid. What is really sad is in all their stupidity one thing stands out...you remember it! UGH! Maybe that is the point. The stupider the ad the more it is talked about! Hello! 

As far as grading commercials is concerned, some of the best and the worst come from advertisements on Super Bowl Sunday. So, in preparation for the upcoming spectacular, let's begin by revisiting some of the ads from previous Super Bowl years and sneak a peak into those slated for 2016. 

Four steps back in time, one step into the future...

  2012

  2013


 2014

 2015
plus
You don't want to miss watching the best AND the worst Super Bowl Ads of 2015...
http://time.com/3691421/super-bowl-2015-ads/

TIME grades all the ads of Super Bowl XLIX

 

 

http://www.superbowlcommercials2016.org/latest-updates/are-you-a-super-bowl-commercials-guru/

So… Think You Know Everything There Is To Know About Super Bowl Commercials? 
You Saw It All, Eh..?
Well, we’ll see about that…
Here’s the official 2016 Super Bowl Ads Guru Test. Brace Yourself.

What you have been waiting for...
http://www.superbowlcommercials2016.org/blog/all-the-2016-super-bowl-commercials/
All 2016 Super Bowl Commercials In One Place: Ads, Teasers And Everything You Need To Know
Each of these companies paid CBS a minimum of 5 million bucks per 30 seconds of precious air time. Eager to promote their goods before an audience of more than 100 million captivated viewers, most advertisers will tell you that each of those dollars was well spent.

In preparation for Super Bowl Sunday, hope you have enjoyed reflecting on the past and previewing 2016 upcoming Super Bowl Commercials. There is so much emotion involved on this day both on and off the field. Thousands upon thousands of dollars will ultimately change hands. In the end, there will be tears. Buckets and buckets full of tears! Some will be tears of extreme elation while others will be downtrodden tears with thoughts of I can't believe we lost.  Oh, well, it is a game. One team will win, the other will lose.


What Super Bowl commercial left an indelible mark in your memory?

This commercial Budweiser did after 9/11. They only aired it once so as not to benefit financially from it - they just wanted to acknowledge the tragic event ......