This Huggies commercial made me smile while I drank my coffee first thing this morning. Probably took six months to film. (via bizzia.com)
A commercial for a car with actors exaggerating a Newfoundland accent. The manufacturer is irrelevant: it’s a good commercial. I haven’t heard any complaints about it (despite those posted at YouTube) and most of my family is from Newfoundland. (via Oh Me Nerves!)
I saw this Honda commercial about a year ago, when it was posted on a lot of blogs; I was surprised I never posted it: A single cog sets off a chain reaction that sets component parts of a Honda Accord in elaborate and orchestrated motion. Quite unlike any car commercial you’ve likely seen. It’s slow, but mesmerizing. I think they faked the tires going up the ramp part.
Japander: 1. a western star who uses his or her fame to make large sums of money in a short time by advertising products in Japan that they would probably never use. ~er (see synecure, prostitute) 2. to make an ass of oneself in Japanese media. A huge archive of Japanese commercials performed by celebrities, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, and many more.