In a just-released 2020 Super Bowl commercial, Flash Gordon, Marvin the Martian, the USS Enterprise and many more otherworldly shoppers descend upon Walmart to pick up groceries. Worlds collide as Star Trek and Star Wars imagery appears in the same clip, Looney Tunes and Disney characters park in the same lot, and young William “Bill” […]
How many of these have you seen—how closely does your taste track with the (presumed) taste of Heavy Metal's readership from 1977-1988?
How do you sell a product that offers a scientific (so we’re told) solution to a modern problem that many people are uncomfortable discussing? The problem is that we civilized humans, despite having perfected things like selfie sticks and Fathead posters, aren’t pooping correctly and haven’t for generations. A product called the Squatty Potty promises […]
The two-part Japanese movie Attack on Titan is set for release August 1 and September 19, so it’s little surprise that we’re seeing an advertising tie-in. It’s little surprise that the product isn’t really related to the movie. But what’s surprising is the product: The “Attack on Beauty” campaign is aimed at fans of the […]