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2014-03-04 16:25:00

The Irresistible Ms. Brown Presses GEICO Gecko for Insurance Policy in Humorous, Genre-Busting Ad HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do you do when seemingly the entire world wants to eat you? You get an insurance policy, that's what. (Or at least you try.) Today, Mars Chocolate North America unveiled a genre-busting new television commercial for M&M'S® Chocolate Candies which features M&M'S® Brand "spokescandy" Ms. Brown demanding an insurance quote...

2014-02-28 16:23:09

DOVE® Chocolate Features Hepburn in Cinematic TV Ad to Air during 2014 OSCARS® 'Red Carpet Live' HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DOVE® Chocolate is rolling out the red carpet this Sunday, Mar. 2, for its newest TV ad, which features Audrey Hepburn and is airing during the OSCARS® "Red Carpet Live" on ABC. The cinematic ad for DOVE® Dark Chocolate uses 3D computer-generated technology to capture Hepburn's classic style and infectious smile. The ad shows a...

2014-02-28 12:25:42

New Twist on Iconic 'You're Not You When You're Hungry' Campaign Produces Monster Satisfaction HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans are used to seeing the infamous monster Godzilla destroying cities and terrifying crowds, but how about playing table tennis, water skiing or riding quads? Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that SNICKERS® Brand will showcase the never-before-seen "satisfied" side of Godzilla in a humorous new commercial that is set to debut...

2014-02-21 08:23:56

'Year of Peanut' Campaign Puts Yellow and M&M'S® Peanut on Track HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the mind-bending speeds, bumper to bumper action and hairpin turns, many observers would say the high-octane world of stock car racing is a little nuts. Now, for the start of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) season, Mars Chocolate North America and M&M'S® Racing are taking the nuttiness of M&M'S Peanut in NASCAR® to new extremes by unveiling an M&M'S®...

2014-02-02 20:22:42

Beloved Character Yellow Stars in Super Bowl XLVIII Spot for M&M'S® Peanut HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans turned MetLife Stadium into a mass of orange, blue and green on Super Sunday, but the color that really stood out in Super Bowl XLVIII was ... yellow. Today, Mars Chocolate North America unveiled another MVP-caliber Super Bowl commercial for M&M'S® Brand that shined a spotlight on M&M'S® Peanut - and confirmed its beloved character Yellow's reputation as...

2014-01-30 16:24:42

Beloved Character Yellow Pairs with Super Bowl MVP to Deliver Content During Game Day HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football color commentary just got a lot more colorful. With millions of fans expected to use social media as a "second screen" to enhance their Super Bowl XLVIII viewing experience, today Mars Chocolate North America announced an innovative plan to deliver fun, real-time social content to fans during the game featuring three-time Super Bowl MVP Joe...

2014-01-29 12:24:34

Greatest M&M'S® Spokescandy (aka me) Willing to Star in Any Company's Big Game Commercial HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An open announcement from the desk of Red (which is really more of a TV tray, but I digress): This week, M&M'S® Brand made a monumental mistake: they passed over the reigning advertising MVP - moi - and instead chose my fellow spokescandy Yellow to star in the brand's new Big Game commercial. At the risk of over-reacting, this "benching"...

2014-01-23 12:25:11

Beloved Character Yellow to Star in Super Bowl XLVIII Spot for M&M'S® Peanut HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been 60 years in the making, but on Sunday, February 2, beloved M&M'S® Brand character Yellow will finally get his moment in the spotlight. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that M&M'S® will debut a new 30-second commercial in the first half of Super Bowl XLVIII about M&M'S® Peanut, with Yellow taking the lead role in the Big...

2014-01-21 16:22:38

See what good food can do.TM Shines Spotlight on Dogs' Journeys from Shelter to Forever Loving Homes PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEDIGREE® Brand unveiled its See what good food can do.(TM) documentary-style campaign yesterday at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The campaign showcases the impact people can make in dogs' lives, especially shelter dogs, with some extra attention, good food and loving care. More than four million dogs enter shelters each year....

2014-01-01 04:20:04

Janelle Monae and David Koechner Help Reveal Yellow as the World's 'Luckiest Peanut' ATLANTA, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 25(th) Annual Peach Drop Powered By M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies was one, big, nutty celebration. M&M'S Peanut rang in the "Year of Peanut" in Atlanta, Ga. - the official Peanut State - by ending the brand's month-long search for the "The One" with an awe-inspiring reveal shortly after midnight. Following the traditional "Peach Drop" that sees an...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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