Category Archives: Ad Nausea

Ad Nausea/Talkin’ Nerdy: Staples Shopping Cart Breakdown

Because I’ve got nothing better to do, I’m going to give my thoughts (aka, pointless ramblings) about a Staples commercial that aired about a year ago. This is one of the ads from their “Shopping Cart Dance” campaign:   When I first saw this, my initial thought was…   How in the nine worlds is …

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Ad Nausea: Look What They’ve Done To My Song!

One of my favorite rock songs is “Beth” by Kiss. If you haven’t heard it, give it a listen:   The lyrics are sentimental. The melody and the strings are beautiful and the story of the song gets me right in the feels. So much so that I don’t have the song on my mp3 …

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Ad Nausea: Discover Card – Twins

By now, I’m sure most of you have seen this ad from Discover Card’s “We Treat You Like You’d Treat You” campaign, titled appropriately, “Twins”.   Now far be it for me to nitpick about a quirky spot featuring cute twins, but…. Sorry, but this would never happen. Why? Allow me to enumerate: I used …

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Ad Nausea: Go Full Captain!

This installment of Ad Nausea presents a recent commercial for Captain Morgan rum that’s played to the tune of the 1978 pop song “Le Freak” by Chic. Funny…this is usually the sort of thing that I see after I’ve had a few drinks!

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Ad Nausea/Talkin’Nerdy: Lego Star Wars Road Trip Commercial

All of the hype surrounding the imminent premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens caused me to remember this ad from a year or two ago. This is the 2nd (I believe) spot from LEGO’s “Build Together” campaign with the father/son road trip (because apparently, mothers and daughters don’t bond, play with Legos or go on …

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