The saddest commercial on TV

Traditional TV commercials are largely being forgotten. With DVRs and Netflix providing easy ways to avoid them, mostly commercials are seen during live sporting events and for five seconds before you press “SKIP AD” on YouTube.

As a result, you might have missed a State Farm ad that’s been on for a while. If so, you’ve missed the saddest commercial on TV.

No, it’s not the puppy-monkey-baby monstrosity. While you can argue that’s sadder because it shows the depths of human depravity, it’s a different kind of sad. I’m talking about the “Never” commercial, seen here: Continue reading

Watering Willy: The commercial that’s too good to be real, but is actually real

Today I saw a commercial that I was pretty sure at least four times during the showing was fake, but it’s completely real.

It’s Watering Willy, and it’s magnificent in all the weirdest ways.

If you haven’t seen it, here it is in all its glory:

I don’t even care if you don’t read the rest of this post. Just make sure you watch that video. Continue reading