January 18, 2001
5:19 PM   Subscribe

Well, only 10 shopping days left until Super B(bleep)l Sunday, and of course, everyone's ready for the big... commercials. This one, from People for Eating Tasty Animals -- er, um, sorry; mispronounced that -- was refused by CBS, or so saith the minions at AdCritic. Hope they're planning a Superbowl focus page during and after the show. They really oughtta hold a vote. No, wait... it would take too long. :-}
posted by baylink (7 comments total)
Yes, they will...
posted by baylink at 5:23 PM on January 18, 2001

Tangentially: who's left to spend money on ads this year?
posted by holgate at 5:58 PM on January 18, 2001

An interesting factoid - I read somewhere (can't find it anymore) a brief comparison between the commercials of this year's game and last year. Notably, last year had some 10+ .com commercials. This year, there is hotjobs.com and monster.com. :)
posted by swank6 at 6:25 PM on January 18, 2001

I can't wait to see the follow-on to that great Robert Frost commercial Monster had last year. Can they surpass its sublime incomprehensibility?

That hotjobs hand gives me nightmares, though.
posted by dhartung at 9:29 PM on January 18, 2001

Nothing would please me more than to see a Half-Time show where members of PETA are served as the main course in a giant BBQ.
posted by bondcliff at 6:50 AM on January 19, 2001

Whats so bad about owls that they have to be bleeped out?
posted by davidgentle at 8:25 PM on January 20, 2001

No, that was a bitch-slap at the NFL for being anal-retentive about people using the words "Super" and "Bowl" as editorial descriptive terms for "the big football game" if they aren't paid sponsors. It's moronic.
posted by baylink at 9:37 PM on January 20, 2001

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