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The Untold History of Budweiser’s ‘Whassup?’ Super Bowl Commercial

Vinny Warren knew he’d struck gold in 1999 when a friend showed him a “super-grainy and degraded” VHS video of guys screaming “WHAAASSSSUP!?” at each…

Why Guys Like Me Can’t Stop Crying at Commercials

Remember that Nationwide ad with the dead kid? The one where he talks about all the stuff he can’t do because he’s dead? Yeah, at…

The Man Famous for Trying to Make Junk Food Sexy

In 2005, Chris Applebaum was working as a music video director when an ad agency approached him about an upcoming campaign it was working on….