Saturday, 23 February, 2019

Super Bowl 53: Great vehicle ads from a record-breaking game

A screenshot from a 2019 Mercedes Benz A-Class Super Bowl A screenshot from a 2019 Mercedes Benz A-Class Super Bowl
Katie Ramirez | 07 February, 2019, 10:09

Trump Jr. tweeted on February 3 after the ad ran.

This year's Super Bowl ads are created to entertain and go down easy, as Stella Artois brings back Carrie Bradshaw and "The Dude" and the Backstreet Boys and Chance the Rapper remix the 1990s classic I Want It That Way for Doritos.

Moments earlier, Don Jr. tweeted: 'By far the worst Super Bowl commercials ever.

Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in October.

The commercial also featured images of key moments from US history, including WWII, the moon landing and the Oklahoma bombing. There is someone to gather the facts, to bring you the facts, no matter the cost.

"I didn't know we had as many fans in Florida as we do in Boston", Brady said as thousands cheered loudly. "Knowing keeps us free".

The spot ended with the Post's slogan: "Democracy Dies in Darkness".

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According to a report in the New York Post, billionaire Jeff Bezos had planned for the commercial to publicize his spaceflight company Blue Origin.

Washington Post staff writer Fredrick Kunkle also slammed the ad.

'The Post is now paying, say, $5M/30 seconds to tout journalistic freedom during one of the glitziest and - given the NFL's knee-taking protests and concussions - more controversial sports events in our country, ' Kunkle tweeted.

When Bezos posted the ad on Twitter with a message saying that he was "g$3 rateful for the journalists at the @washingtonpost and around the world who do the work, no matter the risk or dangers they face".

Elsewhere, robots and artificial intelligence themes - both uplifting and dystopian - played a major role among ad spots that averaged $5.2 million for a 30-second slot.

Farmer Kevin Ross posted a video of him pouring a can of beer down a sink, saying: "Bud Light, you're not standing with corn farmers".

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