Mila Kunis, Wesley Snipes, John Travolta join Oscar presenters

Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced the next wave of star presenters headed to the stage for the 94th Oscars.  The lineup includes Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, Lupita Nyong’o, Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes and John Travolta.  The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Previously announced Oscars presenters include Ruth E. … Continue reading “Mila Kunis, Wesley Snipes, John Travolta join Oscar presenters”

Kunis, Kutcher star in Cheetos Super Bowl TVC

Pepsi may not be dominating the Super Bowl like it has, well almost every year, but that doesn’t mean other brands won’t be taking over. After reclaiming its Super Bowl icon status last year, today Cheetos unveiled this year’s full TVC for Super Bowl LV, It Wasn’t Me. In the commercial, created by Goodby, Silverstein … Continue reading “Kunis, Kutcher star in Cheetos Super Bowl TVC”

94th Oscars adds Halle Bailey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Combs as presenters

Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced additional presenters for the 94th Oscars.  The star lineup includes Halle Bailey, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jamie Lee Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Tyler Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross.  Previously announced Oscars presenters include Ruth E. Carter, Kevin Costner, Anthony Hopkins, Lily James, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoë Kravitz, Mila Kunis, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, … Continue reading “94th Oscars adds Halle Bailey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Combs as presenters”

Hidden gems in Anne Bancroft’s life uncovered in new book

As an acclaimed actress with a 50-year career resulting in an Oscar, two Tonys, two Emmy awards, a Golden Globe, three BAFTAs, and the Best Actress accolade at The Cannes Film Festival, it’s hard to imagine Anne Bancroft lived a  “quiet life.”   Maybe that’s part of the reason a finely detailed biography of the … Continue reading “Hidden gems in Anne Bancroft’s life uncovered in new book”

Public Label VP CD Gary Westgate talks Super Bowl

It’s the day after the biggest football game of the year and as is the goal for Super Bowl advertisers, we’re all gathered around the watercooler to talk about the best and worst ads. Only this year, it’s a virtual one.  There have been epic commercials in Super Bowl history. Some that have defined a … Continue reading “Public Label VP CD Gary Westgate talks Super Bowl”

Execs from Energy BBDO, AKKURAT, Hue & Cry and MAS offer thoughts on Super Bowl ads

Amid Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ systematic dismantling of the Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes during Super Bowl LV, a few commercials aired. A total of 57 to be exact. At $5.5 million per 30 seconds. USA Today’s Ad Meter ranked Rocket Mortgage and Tracy Morgan as the top one and two. … Continue reading “Execs from Energy BBDO, AKKURAT, Hue & Cry and MAS offer thoughts on Super Bowl ads”

Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot

Aha! We now know who #FlatMatthew is. To celebrate the return of one of the most anticipated Frito-Lay product launches in history, Doritos 3D Crunch, Doritos has enlisted the help of one of the most dynamic and multi-dimensional stars around, Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, Interstellar, Wolf of Wall Street), for its Super Bowl LV campaign, #FlatMatthew. In … Continue reading “Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot”

Meet the 2021 Lexus — Arianna Lexus that is

I have driven Lexuses many times, but I have never met a driven like actress Arianna Lexus. The super-charged Chicagoan describes herself as, “a whole lot of tough in a tiny package with the most infectious smile!” She doesn’t mention what a great sense of humor she has. I found that out personally when Arianna … Continue reading “Meet the 2021 Lexus — Arianna Lexus that is”

Grande, Bieber duet supports first responder kids

On May 7, Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber have collabed on a really pretty song, along with an emotionally-charged video called Stuck with U featuring several special moments.  The video currently has over 34 million hits on YouTube. The song is actually their first-ever track together and is a romantic duet inspired by the lockdowns brought by COVID-19 across the globe. “There’s nowhere … Continue reading “Grande, Bieber duet supports first responder kids”