Slate's Ad Report Card Whether pitching pickup trucks during a football game or devising a clever multimedia campaign, commercials can often be seen as an art. Or is it just that they're expensive, and short? Slate critic Seth Stevenson reviews the latest ads meant to capture America's hearts -- and wallets.

Ad Report Card: Hummer H3 -- and Tofu?

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Ford's iPod Focus

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Gatorade, Powerade Feud

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Ad Report Card: Apple's Sour Mac Pitch

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Wes Anderson's Card

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Slate's Ad Report Card: The Century 21 Harpy

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Slate's Ad Report Card: The End of 'Priceless'

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Obey Your VW Fast

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Theraflu Sickness

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Drop Dead, Jaguar

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Slate's Ad Report Card: The Gap's Slick Campaign

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Schwab's Animated Spots

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Tanqueray's Odd Gin Spots

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The Song's Just Wrong

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Ho-Hum Lexus Tech

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Samsonite's Samba Suitcase

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Slate's Ad Report Card: Steve Madden, Set Free

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