Monday, February 4, 2013
Super Bowl ads cost as much as $3.8 million this year. Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were your favorites? Watch some of them right here on Patch.
Millions of sports enthusiasts around the world and in Roswell watched Super Bowl 47 on Sunday. Even more, likely, many tuned in just to watch Super Bowl commercials, just like they do every year. According to Ad Age, CBS essentially sold out its ad inventory for Super Bowl XLVII at prices averaging between $3.7 million and $3.8 million. More from Ad Age: The usual coterie of big sponsors is more or less on board again -- hello, Pepsi! hello Bud Light! -- accompanied by opportunistic, smaller brands that want to make a big splash, such as Century 21 and GoDaddy.com, both of which are also returning to the game. In addition to Ms. Patrick and Mr. Fogle, celebrities and pseudo-celebs on the ad roster will include Willem Dafoe, Amy Poehler, …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Everyone who watched the game has one...or two. Tell us about your favorite commercials in the comments!
Monday, February 6, 2012
The New York Giants won the battle out on the gridiron, but plenty of companies are still vying to be the most memorable ad spot during Super Bowl XLVI thanks to the power of the social media and YouTube shares. So, tell us, which company or companies hit the mark? Which were the best and worse of this year's Super Bowl ad offerings? Tell us in the comments, Roswell! What makes a great Super Bowl commercial? We've provided a few examples above, but don't limit your opinions to those.
Friday, January 6, 2012
We want to know what you think about using these public displays to attempt to stop obesity in children?
Recent TV commercials that have shown obese and overweight children flash statistics that tell parents that children are being diagnosed with hypertension as young as first and second grade. Georgia is facing a crisis with as much as 40 percent of children being overweight, but how should the epidemic be handled? These children and families are being displayed for everyone to see during prime time television veiwing hours and even show a child asking his mother, "Mom, why am I fat?", which she cannot answer. This has caused a stir in many Georgia homes. Some feel that these commercials can be damaging to self esteem and cause overweight children to feel worse about their bodies and therefore further not take care of them. Some feel that …