White Castle Unveils Hamburger Scented Candle

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Scented candles can really liven up a room with a variety of delightful fragrances. These range from fruits such as apple crisp with a hint of cinnamon to natural aromas including evergreen and herb garden. For the masses of people dying for the fragrance of fast food cheeseburgers to fill their homes, the wait is… Read More

Prestigious KFC Scholars Turn to Social Media

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Yum! Brands and its subsidiaries are continuing their domination of recent Tickle City Award headlines. After covering their brand new KFC Yum! Center basketball arena, the Tickle City Award Committee has now been notified about a ticklish contest the company is running on Twitter. The KFC Colonel’s Scholars program, one of the most respected academic… Read More

KFC Yum! Center Takes Stadium Naming-Rights Deals to Ridiculous New Heights

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The recently opened KFC Yum! Center in downtown Louisville, Kentucky sounds like an excellent place to grab some fried chicken, maybe even a Doublicious sandwich with its Hawaiian bread bun if you’re feeling particularly adventurous. The name conjures up images of some sort of fast-food fantasy paradise. Oh, never mind, it’s the University of Louisville’s… Read More

Domino’s Makes Bold Advertising Move By Admitting Pizza is Terrible

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It’s late at night, you’re hungry, and a big cheesy pepperoni pizza sounds just about like heaven. As you rack your brain to think up a cheap and tasty option, you recall the numerous jingles and commercials. A weird looking toga-clad creature chanting “Pizza, Pizza!” Remorseless criminals trying to falsely present DiGiorno pizza as a… Read More

Burger King’s Soft Drink Pairings Challenge Fancy Cuisine

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Finding just the right wine to pair with a tender steak au poivre, such as a Cabernet Sauvignon, can accentuate the flavors of both and significantly enrich your experience. According to Burger King, the same holds true for a Triple Whopper and Coke. Numerous Burger King (NYSE: BKC) restaurants across the country now feature “Soft… Read More

Swagger Wagon – Can Rap Music Make Minivans Hip?

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The minivan usually conjures up thoughts of traditional suburban moms driving their kids to soccer practice. That dull image has recently been given a jolt of hip hop excitement. Toyota has been running a very unique marketing campaign in which they present their latest minivan, the Sienna SE, as “The Swagger Wagon” and feature a… Read More

Intrusive Online Ads – Can it Get Any Worse?

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Most people know that Google makes a bit of money off of advertising, but the truth is that these programs bring in a staggering figure of over $20 billion per year and represent about 99% of the company’s income (Wikipedia a and b). Who would’ve guessed fifteen years ago that little boxes shamelessly touting diet… Read More

Old Spice Commercials Clever on Several Levels

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A couple months ago Old Spice came up with an exciting new advertising strategy focused on presenting “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like,” and related commercials all featuring a shirtless Isaiah Mustafa, the former NFL wide receiver turned actor. The flagship ad features a monologue by the muscular Mustafa, who tells women in the… Read More

Well Played, Mauer Commercial Launches New Catchphrase

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MLB ’10: The Show is one video game with a very ticklish ad campaign. In the commercial, 2009 AL MVP Joe Mauer calls up Kevin Butler, a Sony fictional character and the VP of the PS3 Softball Team, in order to congratulate him on the baseball game, which he describes as “just like the real… Read More

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