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Here's a taste of the insanity inside Jane Mayer's new book, "Dark Money"...
From: Salon.com | By: Sean McElwee | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The Denver Broncos, led by quarterback Peyton Manning, triumphed over the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl Sunday.
From: The Atlantic | By: Marina Koren | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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by Paul Braterman Is this book worthy of your time and attention? Yes. But this is not a book review, so much as a conversation with myself, triggered by reading it, and what follows is as much mine as his,...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Paul Braterman | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The state of corporate marketing was on display once again for Super Bowl 50, and this year the advertisements were arguably more predictable than ever. With a growing digital audience seeking out commercials days before Super Bowl Sunday, the advertisers...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Peter Hartlaub | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Super Bowl 50 was a down year for commercials, but that doesn’t mean it was easy to fill this year’s best and worst lists. Best Super Bowl ads: Hard to go wrong with dachshunds dressed as hot dogs running in slow motion toward people dressed as ketchup...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Peter Hartlaub | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Congratulations, I suppose, are in order. Congratulations to the Broncos. There, I choked it out. Today’s Super Bowl was not just a worldwide sensation on television and radio but also a veritable bonanza on Twitter. But for all the funny, lame, smart,...
From: Red State | By: ( | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers fans were glued to their television screens and living and dying on every snap during Super Bowl Sunday, but the actual football took a backseat for many other spectators.  After all, Sunday was also the Super Bowl...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Monday, February 8, 2016
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There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.
From: NPR | By: Eric Deggans | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Last year, the Super Bowl ad mood was decidedly somber. It’s not every day a consumer-facing brand makes a spokesperson out of a tragically deceased young boy. This year marked a clear return to lighthearted tropes of yore: animals, topical jokes,...
From: Slate | By: Seth Stevenson | Monday, February 8, 2016
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You've probably seen plenty of this year's Super Bowl ads already, especially as YouTube offered many companies the option to get their videos out in advance, hopefully ensuring more views during the barrage of The Big Game itself. So, we've already......
From: Engadget | By: Mat Smith | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Push button get mortgage. That was the message Quicken Loans left viewers with at the end of its Super Bowl ad....
From: CNN | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Though some commercials were more serious and socially conscious, many advertisers dusted off their well-worn playbooks and went for laughs....
From: New York Times | By: SYDNEY EMBER | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Razors: transform and roll out! That seems to be Schick’s latest directive for its Super Bowl 50 ad, which featured a pair of razors transforming from mild-mannered, everyday grooming products into Transformers-esque robots. (The lack of cities...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Monday, February 8, 2016
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“Ultrasound” by Peter Carstairs just won the last ever Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" contest. Watch it here: RAW Embed   The filmmaker just won $1 million and a massive career boost. For the last 10 years, fans have had the chance to get their...
From: Business Insider | By: Will Heilpern | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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His campaign is in overdrive. The family cavalry is en route. It may not be enough.
From: Politico | By: Eli Stokols | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Like with many other professions, newspaper publishers have learned to take any business advice given to them with a grain
From: Editor and Publisher | By: Nu Yang | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Gigi Hadid's latest remarks should shut down any haters - Fashion 9 things you should know before dating a Pisces - Love & Sex There might be a Selena Barbie doll coming soon - Latina 4 effective ways to combat the Winter blues - Fitness 21 ways...
From: Fashionologie | By: Terry Carter | Monday, February 8, 2016
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I showed "The Swimmer" at The Roxie Theater recently as part of a "Mad Men"-inspired film series, and was struck once again by the fact that such a strange movie could ever have been made within the Hollywood studio system, much less been bankrolled...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Matt Zoller Seitz | Monday, February 8, 2016
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There were so many great ads that aired during the 2016 Super Bowl on Sunday night (February 7) and we are going to recap some of the funniest ones! Something that we noticed during the game was that advertisers decided not to tug at our heartstrings...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Esurance was the most-mentioned brand on Twitter during Super Bowl 50 — yet it didn't even advertise during the big game. Instead, Esurance chose to advertise in one of the cheaper pre-game ad slots, rather than forking out between $4.6 million to...
From: Business Insider | By: Lara O'Reilly | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Sometimes you see a show because of the reviews or to discover new talent. Other times, you just want to check up on old friends -- how are they and what are they up to? Live theater is pretty special. Unlike movies and TV and books, when you experience...
From: TV Squad | By: Michael Giltz | Monday, February 8, 2016
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A lot can change in 20 years, even in the halls of corporate America. In 1996, the now-infamous Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was signed into U.S. law, blocking the federal government from recognizing state-sanctioned same-sex marriages. But since...
From: Lemondrop | By: Alexa Sachs | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, sure, but it was the commercials that won the night. So while defense... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Pat Bradley | Monday, February 8, 2016
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HUMORLESS PRO-ABORTION FEMINISTS LIVE TWEET CRITICISMS OF SUPER BOWL ADS. Related: CNN’s Carol Costello wants to know ‘what the hell happened to the fetus’ in the Doritos ad. “Exit question: Are Hillary Clinton and Dems OK with aborting this...
From: Instapundit | By: Ed Driscoll | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Mountain DewThe fight between brands to stand out at the Super Bowl is incredibly fierce. With the price of a 30-second slot during the big game costing as much $5 million this year, it is important that companies get it right. Some brands do this...
From: Business Insider | By: Will Heilpern | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Emily Ratajkowski pulls a classic Odell Beckham Jr. in Buick’s 2016 Super Bowl commercial. The 24-year-old actress miraculously catches the bouquet at wedding in the ad, causing onlookers to joke that she “totally Odell-ed it.” She then tosses...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, February 8, 2016
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As the Internet becomes an increasingly limitless playground, people spend more and more of their time online watching digital video. A 2015 report by Refuel Agency found that American teens favor video ads more than all other types of digital ads. As...
From: AdWeek | By: Neil Scott | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The three leading candidates—Trump, Cruz, and Rubio—stumbled, as the governors in the race made their presence felt.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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In New Hampshire, it's Trump's buzz against Cruz's precision
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John H. Cushman Jr. at the Pulitzer-winning InsideClimate News writes—Obama's Oil Tax: A Conversation Starter About Climate and Transportation, but a Non-Starter in Congress: President Obama’s proposal to impose a $10 tax on every barrel of oil and...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, February 8, 2016
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YouTubeThe price of a 30-second slot during the Super Bowl this year soared to as much as $5 million. Yet, judging by the reaction to some of the ads that aired during the big game this year, some advertisers may have fared better by pouring their marketing...
From: Business Insider | By: Lara O'Reilly | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Internal memos reveal the slimy tactics political donors use to hide their campaign contributions from the public...
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Faturechi, ProPublica | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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AD Meter 2016: “ENVY” – Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC). Longing for a change? There may be more you can do about your Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC). This ad aired from a group of health care companies including AstraZeneca.        ...
From: USA Today | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Ad Meter 2016: 'ENVY' Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC) Longing for a change? There may be more you can do about your Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC). This ad aired from a group of health care companies including AstraZeneca.        ...
From: USA Today | Monday, February 8, 2016
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RAW Embed Forget the half-time show — some of the best musical entertainment at the Super Bowl this year came from a singing herd of sheep. Honda's Super Bowl 50 ad saw a sheep choir singing along to Queen's "Somebody to Love." The standout voice...
From: Business Insider | By: Lara O'Reilly | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The Super Bowl halfitme show is already over by now. In case you missed it, Coldplay took the stage alongside Beyonce and Bruno Mars during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. There is no doubt that Beyonce stole the spotlight from its headline act Coldplay, at...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Monday, February 8, 2016
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A Doritos ad that aired during the Super Bowl drew mixed reactions from Twitter users -- some of whom thought it was gross, some of whom thought it was funny and some of whom thought it was sort of gross-funny. In the ad, a pregnant woman can be seen...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Sara Boboltz | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Subscribe to UPROXX What if you had the attention of 110 million people for 90  seconds? 60? 30? What would you say? That’s the question this year’s slew of Super Bowl advertisers have been asking themselves for, oh, about 18 months or so. And today...
From: Warming Glow | By: mgilb3rt | Monday, February 8, 2016
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This was Mountain Dew's first in-game ad in more than 15 years.
From: ABC News | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Posted by willcritchlowThe FTC recently published their updated rules (and more accessible “guidance”) on what constitutes a “misleading” native advert [PDF]. I’ve read them. I only fell asleep twice. Then, near the end, a couple of bombshells....
From: SEOmoz | By: willcritchlow | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The history of L.A.'s relationship with water and growth is also the story of the birth of a great American paper...
From: Salon.com | By: Marc Weingarten | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Things got pretty flavored packed at an ultrasound appointment during Doritos’ 2016 Super Bowl commercial. The commercial, which won Doritos’ final Super Bowl commercial contest, features a dad munching on some chips in the examination room. It gets...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Next up on SNL...
From: Politico | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Salon talks to the "Daily Show" alum on the set of her new TBS show, where she has no plans to hold back...
From: Salon.com | By: Sonia Saraiya | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Google's Mail products are a Trojan Horse with which the company is turning "use the Internet" into "talk with an AI."
From: Solve for Interesting | By: Alistair | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Chicago entrepreneur Michael Ferro will soon move across town, into the third-floor chairman’s suite in the legendary Tribune Tower. Yes, he’ll be 16 floors below Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin, and the Tower is for sale anyway, but his new...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Black Hollywood and beyond showed up and showed out at the 2016 NAACP Image Awards Friday night. It was basically the most fabulous "Ef You" to mainstream award shows who have overlooked people of color that we've seen in recent years.  Who needs the...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Steve Harvey threw his own penalty flag in a T-Mobile commercial on Sunday night. “I have to apologize,” declares the host, who famously named the wrong Miss Universe. Harvey suggests that Verizon’s recent ad campaign is relying on...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Kelly Connolly | Monday, February 8, 2016
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The verdict is in: The Good Wife will end with the current seventh season.  CBS announced the acclaimed Emmy-winnning legal drama’s final nine episodes with an ad during the Super Bowl, the followed up with a press release containing statements...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: James Hibberd | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Fans of The Wire got a surprise visit from season 2’s stevedores during Sunday’s Super Bowl. An ad for Toyota’s Prius that aired during the big game also served as a mini-reunion for the dockworkers from the acclaimed HBO series, including...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jessica Derschowitz | Monday, February 8, 2016
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