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MINNEAPOLIS: Gay Mayoral Candidate Introduces Himself With Amusing Ad With His Husband [VIDEO]

The Minneapolis CBS affiliate reports: Minneapolis mayoral candidate Tom Hoch is hitting the airwaves this week with an attention-grabbing television ad. The unusual ad introduces Hoch to Minneapolis voters in a humorous way, highlighting his same-sex marriage. Hoch’s husband is featured introducing him to voters. The Hoch for Mayor ad is a twist on a typical political storyline: the affectionate, ...

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GEORGIA: Right Wing Ad Campaign Claims Jon Ossoff’s Election Will Bring More Mass Shootings [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Ahead of the highly anticipated Tuesday special election in Georgia’s 6th District in which Democrat Jon Ossoff is hoping to end Republicans’ stranglehold on the House seat, a fringe conservative group is running an ad tying Ossoff to the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA). No, really. This is not a joke. Principled PAC is running an ad ...

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GEORGIA: GOP Attack Ads Spin House Candidate Jon Ossoff As Terrorist-Loving Wealthy Gadfly [VIDEO]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: With the Sixth District race still 19 days from the finish line, House Republicans have leveled a new TV attack on Democrat Jon Ossoff, this time over Syrian refugees brought to the United States. Some of the ominous language: “ISIS is infiltrating America, and is using Syrians to do it. The FBI warned we can’t simply ...

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Gay Couple Stars In New Iceland Air Ad [VIDEO]

The Iceland Monitor reports: A gay couple traveling around Iceland, taking in its nature and culture, are the protagonists of a new video advertisement from Icelandair. The company’s brand manager says it’s natural and important to show diversity, Gay Iceland reports. Jón Skafti Kristjánsson, brand manager at Icelandair a customer-oriented airline and travel service company serving 44 gateways in Europe ...

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Republican Super PAC Launches $2M Pro-Trumpcare Ad Blitz In Vulnerable GOP US House Districts [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: An outside GOP group aligned with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled a $2 million TV ad blitz on Tuesday defending the legislation to replace ObamaCare ahead of the highly anticipated Congressional Budget Office analysis of its effects. American Action Network’s ad will run in 21 House districts and nationally on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to tout the GOP’s ...

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New Liquid-Plumr Ad: Got Crack? [VIDEO]

Monica Cole, there’s a call for you. AdWeek reviews: Liquid-Plumr cracks wise in this new commercial from FCB Chicago. Various folks, ranging from a firefighter and florist to a bowler and boxer, expose some backside cleavage (though nothing overtly NSFW) as Rosemary Clooney’s jaunty “Too Marvelous for Words” plays in the background. “There’s a Plumr in all of us,” proclaims ...

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Chuck Norris: I’m Ready To Run The FBI

This is actually just a World Net Daily commercial for Norris’s bottled water launch: Superstar Chuck Norris wants everyone to know he’s not looking for a job, but … if President Trump, whom he supported for president in 2016, wants him to replace James Comey as FBI director, he’s ready, willing and available. While promoting his new bottled water in ...

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It’s A Great Big Gay Orbitz World [VIDEO]

Comedian Randy Rainbow has parlayed his YouTube fame into a starring spot in the latest Orbitz commercial, which is a musical number costarring Margaret Cho, RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio, and Provincetown staple Miss Richfield 1981. Watch below.

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GEORGIA: GOP Ad Mocks Dem House Candidate Jon Ossoff As Favorite Of “San Francisco Liberals” [VIDEO]

The most tired meme in the GOP arsenal: A super PAC aligned with the House Republican leadership and Speaker Paul Ryan (Wisc.) released a new ad Tuesday attacking Democrat Jon Ossoff for raising most of his campaign cash from out-of-state donors in the runoff to fill an open U.S. House seat in Georgia. The Congressional Leadership Fund’s (CLF) first ad ...

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Trump 2020 Campaign Slams “Chilling Precedent” Of Networks’ Refusal To Run Ad Calling Them “Fake News”

Oh, good grief. Via press release from the Trump 2020 campaign: Setting a chilling precedent against free speech rights, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. has just learned that now, all of the mainstream media television networks have decided to block the paid placement of a campaign ad that celebrates the achievements of President Trump in his first 100 days ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Teaches “How To Swear Like A Mother” In New Mother’s Day Ad

Paging you-know-who. Ad Week reports: Would it surprise you to learn that 74 percent of moms admit they’ve sworn in front of their kids? Probably not, because being a mom and taking care of another human is hard. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, a brand that prides itself on being there for moms and families when they need it most, has ...

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VIRGINIA: Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Crushes Ambulance In Ad Posted Minutes After Trumpcare Vote

Blue Virginia reports: Minutes after congressional Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a law that could lead to millions of Americans losing insurance coverage, Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, is releasing a powerful new TV ad vowing to protect Virginians from the crushing agenda of President Trump and Republicans in Washington ...

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Trump 2020 Reelection Campaign Declares Victory Over CNN’s “Censorship” After “Fake News” Ad Goes Viral

The Hill reports: President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Wednesday after CNN refused to air its latest TV ad because it referred to mainstream media outlets as “fake news.” The campaign issued a press release touting online viewership for the ad, which lauded Trump’s first 100 days in office. The campaign said it received more than 1.5 million views between ...

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Trump 2020 Re-Election Team Blows Fuse Because CNN Won’t Run Their Ad Calling CNN “Fake News” [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign blasted CNN on Tuesday, saying the network refused to air an ad about Trump’s first 100 days in office. In an email sent out to supporters, the campaign, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc, called CNN “fake news,” a barb often used by the president himself. “It is absolutely shameful to see the ...

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Republican PAC Launches Multi-State Television Ad Blitz: Trump Is Already Making America Great [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller reports: Republican special interest group 45 Committee announced plans to invest in a new ad campaign devoted to promoting President Donald Trump’s first 100 days, according to a Friday report from Politico’s Playbook. The group will spend $1 million sending ads to the swing states of Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — all states the ...

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One Million Moms Vs Dove Soap [VIDEO]

This ad has been out for a couple of weeks, so it’s surprising that One Million Moms’ hate machine took this long. Just in via email: Dove has just released a disturbing ad promoting its new product line: Baby Dove. The ad features young women sharing their views of mothering. And then there’s a cross-dressing father trying to pass as ...

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New Google Home Ad Stars Gay Family [VIDEO]

Gay dads and their kids rush to get their day started in the new Google Home ad titled Carpool released yesterday. Android Central explains the update behind the ad: From the beginning Google Home wasn’t going to make much sense if it was tied to a single account, and now several months after launch we have proper multi-user support for ...

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Employees Pressure Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos To Block All Advertising From “Hateful And Bigoted” Breitbart

Buzzfeed reports: Inside Amazon, tensions are mounting as employees push management to stop running ads for Amazon products on Breitbart News. On March 22, a group of Amazon employees took issue with the company’s ads on Breitbart in an email to CEO Jeff Bezos and SVP Jeff Blackburn. Entitled “Amazon Must Stop Advertising on Breitbart News,” the email included a ...

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Burger King Ad Campaign Predictably Backfires [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Burger King’s latest advert for its Whopper has backfired after the iconic burger’s Wikipedia page was manipulated to claim that the product contains “cyanide” and is “the worst hamburger product” the fast food chain has ever made. On Wednesday, Burger King released a 15-second advert in the US which claimed there was not enough time to explain ...

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Burger King Launches Campaign Aimed At Purposely Triggering Voice-Activated Google Devices [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Burger King is launching full-fledged marketing blitz based on triggering voice-activated Google devices, in what could become a grim precedent for TV and radio ads talking directly to voice-activated gadgets like smartphones and Amazon’s Echo speakers. The fast-food company’s new TV ad features a person looking directly into the camera and saying “OK Google, what is the Whopper ...

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