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5 Best and Worst 2018 Super Bowl Ads, Ranked by a Philly Ad Exec

With all the excitement, drama and mild heart arrhythmias happening during last night’s amazing Super Bowl, you might have overlooked all of the $5 million […]

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New McGinty Ad Calls Toomey “Senator Elevator”

Republicans running for office have a major problem this year, and his name is Donald Trump. While Trump is popular, this is his first run […]

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WATCH: John Fetterman Ran This Ad on MSNBC During Iowa Caucus Coverage

Braddock mayor John Fetterman, who I profiled in December, is ramping up his campaign for U.S. Senate. Last night, a TV spot pitching Fetterman aired […]

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Think Philly Has Too Many Billboards? Too Bad

Just a couple weeks ago, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill that has huge implications for billboard haters and lovers alike. The legislation by Councilman Bobby Henon was expected to […]

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WATCH: Hallmark Uses Lesbian Couple in Ad Campaign for the First Time In what is perhaps the biggest weekend of the year for commercials, Hallmark has released an ad on YouTube that features a real-life lesbian couple—the […]

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Tiffany’s New Ad Campaign Features Same-Sex Couple for the First Time

A real-life New York gay couple appears in Tiffany’s latest engagement campaign, the first in the company’s history to feature a same-sex couple. The handsome fellows […]

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WATCH: New Tylenol Ad Features Two-Mom Family

Tylenol has released a series of videos in its “For What Matters Most” campaign. The three videos are inspired by Norman Rockwell’s classic Thanksgiving painting, Freedom […]


Philly TV News: Lots of Campaign Ads, But No Coverage

The Sunlight Foundation recently watched a half-hour of the CBS 3 local news and found a wide disparity between the number of political commercials and […]

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WATCH: LeSean McCoy Has a Dumb New Ad for Dryer Sheets

Are you a big LeSean McCoy fan? The Eagles’ running back is coming off a great season and says he’s going to reach 2,000 yards […]

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Allstate Releases Touching LGBT Ad for Pride Month

Allstate insurance company just released this gorgeous animated ad for Pride month. The spot, entitled, “Safe in My Hands,” features music by singer-songwriter Eli Lieb, […]