Advertising and marketing aimed at women is often really better aimed at parents. Getting past the cup holders in a new car might be a first step.
Monkey See posts about Advertising
Priska Neely peeks inside the fully stocked minibar of Denzel Washington's Flight to find out how all those brand-name bottles get on screen — and what happens when nobody gets permission.
We take a moment to consider the "Bic For Her" pen and what other products might follow in its wake.
Vicki Barker reports on the most complained-about ads in UK history.
The Lorax is a tale of saving the trees — which makes it a little surprising that one of the merchandising tie-ins for the new film is with Mazda SUVs.
The Hunger Games will be one of the most hyped films of 2012. Is it too much already?
Last night's episode of The Middle featured an awkward, extended bit of product placement.
We take a closer look at the Bieber-Carey video that premiered last night.
Mark Blankenship looks at an app called Your Man Reminder, which calls upon some women's enjoyment of attractive shirtless dudes to encourage good breast health.
Advertisers are looking for new ways to keep viewers from working around their advertisements. One way to do it is to just make the whole show into an ad, which is happening with products as diverse as Disney theme parks and Kenmore microwaves.
The commercial for Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star tells viewers that it is likely to be a must-avoid movie, but not in the way you might think.
The art promoting Kelsey Grammer's new show on Starz looks vaguely familiar.
At the risk of making unwelcome things run through your head all day, we request: the earworm-iest commercials you can think of, for creepy dolls, local jewelers, or whatever else.
The digital insertion of new advertising in the background of syndicated reruns has never looked sillier than on How I Met Your Mother. How, after all, does a reminiscence from 2007 include a movie from 2011?
This week, we talk about the Super Bowl, who ate the most chicken over the weekend, what we love unironically and ironically on Valentine's Day, and what's making us happy this week.