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Driving Against Traffic: Is Ford’s Parody More Smug Than Cadillac’s “Poolside” ELR Ad?

It seems to me that most of the folks who write about cars and the car biz (and also commenters outside the automotive world) who have bothered to comment about Cadillac’s ELR commercial, “Poolside”, with actor Neal McDonough, have been … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars: George Clooney and Leonardo DeCaprio Sell JDM Daihatsus and Hondas

It’s known that successful American actors who are past their prime sometimes supplement their income doing commercials in the Far East, particularly Japan, like Bill Murray’s character in Lost In Translation. Apparently young American actors at the start of their … Continue reading

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Who Will Really Get the First New Acura NSX in Three, Maybe Two, Years? “The Waiting List Starts at #3” – Jerry & Jay Will Get NSX #001 and #002

Going over the Google Analytics stats I see that everyday we get visitors seeking answers to the question posed above, most likely because we ran a post on the Super Bowl ad for the upcoming NSX starring Jerry Seinfeld, with … Continue reading

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Selling Out: Drive By Truckers Do STP Ads

So I’m reading the comments on Baruth’s latest piece of automotive fiction (no, really, that’s no slam, Jack’s a friend, he sometimes writes fiction), with Speed TV on in the background. A commercial starts, and I hear what surely has … Continue reading

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