Posted by Mark J. Miller on March 25, 2013 03:29 PM
New Grownup Burger Recalls Grownup Film Moment
The words burger, Heidi Klum and bourbon aren’t generally found in the same sentence, but that’s changed now that Carl’s Jr. will become the first fast-food chain to release a burger branded by a liquor. The Jim Beam Bourbon burger will start being sold Monday night and to celebrate the moment, the chain has turned out a sexy ad featuring supermodel/businesswoman Heidi Klum reprising one of American film’s sexiest characters, The Graduate’s Mrs. Robinson.
In it, Klum seduces the camera and her naïve young male costar while chowing down on a massive Jim Beam burger. (Don’t worry, teetotalers. Unlike the famed Mrs. Robinson, the burger is alcohol-free.)Continue reading...
Posted by Alicia Ciccone on March 25, 2013 09:46 AM
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Posted by Dale Buss on March 12, 2012 09:01 AM
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American Express sees millions of Twitter Sync coupons redeemed within first five days.
Ann Taylor tweaks brand lineup.
Apple finds iPhone falling behind Samsung in China.
BBC America bets on New Yorkers as tastemakers for new cooking show.
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Chevrolet shows off networked car at SXSW.
Chevron plays catch-up in shale gas.
Chipotle gets a big bang for the little buck.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on December 10, 2010 12:30 PM
Great testimonial ... or greatest testimonial? F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was mugged for his Hublot watch. So, naturally, he made a Hublot ad playing up his mugged mug, above. Not what you'd expect from a luxury watch brand, but certainly in your face.
Oprah Down Under: Australian for product placement. Also: Fodder for yet another Taiwanese nooz takedown.
After the jump: Russia's Pirelli challenger, Happy Meal talk, Tata No-no, and more.Continue reading...
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Posted by Shirley Brady on June 30, 2010 12:45 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo gets his own (unofficial) iPhone app; check it out after the jump.
Ambush marketing, such as Bavaria's orange-dressed dig at official beer Budweiser, should warn brands, according to Australian law blog.
Nike unveils mural at Selfridge's in London as nod to Team England and Brazil.Continue reading...