Tag Archives: TV Commercial

Sep 12, 2012

Budweiser 9/11 Ad – Well-meaning or Opportunistic?

The ad below aired over 10 years ago, and we’re probably a more cynical and divided nation now than we were then. Just look at the comments on the YouTube video in question.

Here’s the commercial for your viewing pleasure:

Like Neo said in the Matrix, this is a problem of choice. Maybe people don’t choose how to view the world, but rather their experiences shape them. For me, I don’t look at Budweiser’s effort here and see anything untoward. I think it is sometimes possible to choose how to view the world, and I choose glass is half full. Your opinions may vary (so let’s hear ‘em below).

Aug 14, 2012

Advertising as Seen Through The Eyes of an 8 Year Old

Well, she’s only 8 and she already thinks the advertisers are lying.

May 8, 2012

Great TV Commercial from The Guardian – The Three Little Pigs

I like this TV ad because it tries to capture the full range of communication outlets that now contribute to the development, dissemination and reach of information.