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"Futuristic" 1990s instant soup ad from Latin America

I'm trying to track down a television ad for instant soup that aired in Latin America in the 1990s. A young woman arrives home, prepares the advertiser's instant soup, and sits down to eat in front of a computer. On the screen, a man is waiting to welcome her to dinner, which was science fiction when the commercial aired. [more inside]
posted by quarantine on Sep 4, 2013 - 4 answers

How does one get into commercial writing?

How does one get into commercial writing? [more inside]
posted by timsneezed on Jul 6, 2012 - 7 answers

But wait, there's more!

Is there, anywhere, a website or database of actors and actresses who appear in commercials? [more inside]
posted by timsteil on Apr 28, 2012 - 2 answers

Selling with "World" Music

Asking for a student: we're looking for TV commercials that have any kind of identifiably "world music" or more generally non-western musical styles in their soundtracks. [more inside]
posted by fourcheesemac on Apr 25, 2011 - 24 answers

I don't know why, but I really want to see this ad again

Can you help me find a specific Wendy's commercial? (Not the banned one, and certainly not the "where's the beef" one.) [more inside]
posted by dreamphone on Jan 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Can't...stop...buying...

What would happen if we banned all advertising? [more inside]
posted by greytape on Dec 5, 2007 - 54 answers

Television ad summaries

ResearchFilter: I'm looking for summaries of advertising content at different times of day on different television networks. [more inside]
posted by Kemayo on Sep 27, 2007 - 2 answers

How does DirectTV keep creeping me out?

How the fuck do they make those DirectTV ads? [more inside]
posted by Roman Graves on Aug 4, 2007 - 8 answers

Is the Geico Caveman racist?

The Geico Caveman TV commercial.
Is it racist or just brilliant?
posted by Fupped Duck on Jan 8, 2005 - 24 answers

The most egregious use of a song in a commercial/movie/tv series?

(1) what do you think is the most egregious use of a song in a commercial/movie/tv series, i.e., Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open the Door" during a commercial for J.C. Penney's, and (2) take a product and think of the worst possible song that could be used in an advertisement for it.
posted by lola on Dec 9, 2004 - 72 answers

How would one stop a company from using footage of your property in their TV ad campaign?

How would one stop a company from using footage of your property in their TV ad campaign? [MI] [more inside]
posted by schoolgirl report on Oct 25, 2004 - 13 answers

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