Category Archives: Twitter

Good Night, Sweet Prince: Mr. Peanut is Dead

On Wednesday, January 22, Planters released what appeared to be the set-up for their big Super Bowl commercial. The quick, star-studded 30 second clip pictured Mr. Peanut heroically saving Wesley Snipes and Matt Walsh before falling to a dramatic, fiery … Continue reading

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Carjacking the Conversation

The Superbowl is the unquestioned penultimate of television commercials in the United States. Major companies save their wittiest and most effective ads to premier on this night, as the television audience nationally is far and away the highest of any … Continue reading

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When is a Gun not a Gun?

Jay Feely’s homage to the “Reggie” scene from Bad Boys 2 drew ire over the weekend. Let’s look at the image through three lenses: comedic value, civic value, and family value. Comedic value In less than 2 days, Jay’s post … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Twitter Ads

With Super Bowl Sunday upon us, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the big game is palpable. Living in the Philadelphia area, with the Eagles having a shot at revenge against the Patriots who beat them 13 years ago in Super … Continue reading

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Crisco Cops and Birds of Prey

The Philadelphia Eagles took to Lincoln Financial Field this past Sunday to battle the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC Championship.  Although Eagles fans are notoriously passionate, the stakes around this particular game were at their peak considering the winner goes … Continue reading

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Clean up, aisle 12!

Ralphie would be shocked.  Teenagers eating soap – on purpose! (Image source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KjxFDGFKhk) It’s origin is unclear, but the “Tide Pod Challenge” has certainly made a mark. The New York Times reports that in the first half of January poison … Continue reading

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Twitter vs. Trump

Every 2.8 days, Trump visits a Trump-owned property. Every 5.6 days, he plays golf. https://t.co/bqd1pHbNfB — ALT🛂 Immigration (@ALT_uscis) April 10, 2017 The tweet shown above comes from the Twitter account named “ALT Immigration” which has dedicated it’s time to criticizing the … Continue reading

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