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Sanders Jabs At Hillary In New Campaign Ad [VIDEO]

The Clinton camp is very unhappy with this ad. Via the New York Times: In the pantheon of campaign attack ads, this one seemed gentle enough: Senator Bernie Sanders explains his intention to regulate the financial industry, including breaking up the big Wall Street banks. “There are two Democratic visions for regulating Wall Street,” he says amid stock images of …

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2016: Brought To You By Planet Fitness [VIDEO]

Here’s a great narration-free clip of last night’s festivities in Times Square, brought to you by Planet Fitness, whose logo adorned every stage and every head. Still better than the Year Of Nivea. As tradition holds, the ball drop was followed by Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York. After that came Ray Charles  and then Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s gorgeous take on …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Millions Watch Hawaii Tourism Officials Surprise Gay Military Couple With Wedding

Go Hawaii! Also: Kleenex alert! Civil Beat reports: Despite its longtime leadership on issues such as anti-discrimination laws, civil unions and marriage equality, Hawaii has been shy about using that street cred to leverage more same-sex destination wedding tourism. Until now. The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau — the private, nonprofit marketing organization for the tourism industry — released an …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

JMG reader David points us to this Star Wars-inspired French clip, which might be an ad for condoms. Unless it’s for cellphones. Watch below.

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New Ad Compares Trump To Hitler [VIDEO]

Via press release: Today, the Agenda Project Action Fund has released the first installment of their new multi-ad, yearlong campaign against the fascist and racist rhetoric being utilized by the Republican Party, particularly that coming from the party’s front-runner Donald Trump. In wake of the Republican presidential candidate’s call to ban Muslims from entering the United States, the Agenda Project …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Gone viral and heading for half a million views is this holiday ad for a British hardware chain “where gays and straights can buy drills and so much more.” The deadpan delivery is flummoxing some viewers and others see this commercial as gently mocking gay-inclusive ads from major retailers. Watch below.

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

This is….different. Tire Business reports: Bosch Automotive Aftermarket North America has launched a “Stop the Roadkill” campaign to promote motorists’ regularly changing their wiper blades. For the promotion the company has developed a public service announcement (PSA) in collaboration with the Humane Society of the U.S., the nation’s largest animal protection organization. Bosch said that every week “millions of wildlife …

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World Net Daily: Microsoft Hates God [VIDEO]

The latest holiday ad from Microsoft features a song in which a line about God does not appear. Therefore they hate the Baby Jesus, says World Net Daily: Microsoft decided to leave God on the cutting-room floor for a commercial featuring “Let There Be Peace on Earth.” Producers for the computer giant’s latest television commercial reshuffled lyrics to the popular song …

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Gay Couple Smooches In Nordstrom Ad [VIDEO]

Twenty Three Ads reviews: Nordstrom demonstrates why they have a 100 percent approval rating from the Human Rights Campaign Buyers Guide. The upscale fashion retailer has created a dazzlingly beautiful holiday ad titled The Homecoming that features a man coming home with a suitcase and a Nordstrom shopping bag to be reunited his partner and their gorgeous dog. The two …

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New Hillary Clinton Pro-LGBT Campaign Ad Is First To Show Same-Sex Kissing [VIDEO]

Mark David Stern applauds at Slate: On Sunday, Hillary Clinton released a campaign ad touting her record as an advocate for LGBT rights. The 70-second spot is a pretty low-budget affair, interweaving Clinton’s pro-LGBT speeches (including her landmark Geneva address) with clips of lovey-dovey gay couples. Democratic candidates release stuff like this all the time, and the ad would be …

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Gay Dads Star In Touching New Allstate Ad [VIDEO]

“Danny and Andrew had a lot of memorable firsts in 2015. See what’s made the year so special for their family.” You know who will be ever so pissed. Watch below.

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Going viral today is a holiday ad from Pornhub. Yup. Clip recap:  This holiday season, give the most touching gift of all! Pornhub Premium’s new gifting service allows you to spread the love to family and friends with specially customizable gift cards. Add a personal message and send same day or on a future date of your choosing! Pornhub Premium …

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NBC Grants Equal Time To GOP Candidates Due To Trump’s SNL Appearance

But so far only four bottom-of-the-pile candidates have asked for it. Talking Points Memo reports: NBC has agreed to give 12 minutes of air time to a handful of Republican presidential candidates who filed for equal time after Donald Trump, who is also seeking the GOP nomination, hosted “Saturday Night Live” earlier this month, Variety reported. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Spain’s Lottery

Gone viral with nearly two million views is a touching ad for Spain’s national lottery. The Irish Times reports: The advert shows a lonely night-time security guard getting up every night at 10pm for his shift at a factory which makes mannequins. He decides to set up some of the figures in funny poses for when the morning shift staff …

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Gay Soup Dads: People’s Sexiest Pitchmen Alive

In addition to naming David Beckham this year’s sexiest man alive, yesterday People Magazine bestowed a similar honor on the real-life gay dads currently starring in a Campbell’s Soup commercial. They write: It’s a simple 15-second spot, but it’s made a big impact among families. David Monahan and Larry Sullivan starred in a Campbell’s Soup commercial earlier this year with …

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VIRAL VIDEO: This Is An Ad For Something

Over eight million views for this holiday ad for a British grocery store chain. Ad News recaps: Sainsbury’s has turned to a family pet created by popular children’s author Judith Kerr in its Christmas ad spot which looks to evoke the giving spirit. As her family dreams of what Santa might bring them for Christmas, a CGI Mog wakes up …

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Elaborately Coiffed Boy Declares Doll is “SO Fierce!” In New Ad For Moschino Barbie [VIDEO]

You-know-who is going to go apeshit. The Advocate reports: The new Moschino Barbie is a huge hit (currently sold-out!), and its commercial is breaking boundaries by featuring a young boy in it. “Moschino Barbie is so fierce!” the boy screams as he and two female friends laud the doll, done up in designer Jeremy Scott’s sleek glamour. Barbie’s cellphone goes …

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Touching MassMutual Ad Stars Gay Couples [VIDEO]

At tonight’s Out 100 event, title sponsor MassMutual will present Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson the Vow to Protect Equality Award. The clip below isn’t so much of an ad as the company’s logo only appears briefly at the end after several married couples tell their stories, which are alternately amusing and touching. You’ll enjoy this.

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Rubio Gets Backing From “Baby Got PAC” [VIDEO]

Oh my God, Becky, look at his PAC. Yup. That’s the name. Politico reports: Republican multimillionaire John Jordan is getting behind Florida Sen. Marco Rubio hours before the next Republican presidential debate and launching a super PAC to help boost Rubio’s campaign. Jordan, who has spent millions on past political campaigns, would not say how much he was planning to …

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Rubio Uses Jeb’s Own Words Against Him [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Marco Rubio’s campaign is slamming Jeb Bush for making “phony attacks” on the Florida senator. In a new online advertisement released on Tuesday, the GOP presidential candidate notes Bush’s past praise for Rubio, including his statement that he could be a good president. “What Marco has, I think, is something the Republican Party needs to have, …

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