ADVENTURES IN DOMESTICITY: Tomato Salad with Queso Fresco Edition

As anyone who listens to Watch What Crappens knows, I recently took a trip to the Costco of Inglewood. At the time, it seemed like a prudent decision, and after witnessing a fight in the parking lot upon exiting, I realized it was actually a HILARIOUS decision too. A lot of weaves were pulled that […]

VIDEO: Guess What This Commercial Is Selling

Unless you’re familiar with the brand Humanic and unless you can understand the German title of this YouTube video, you might have a difficult time figuring out what this circa 1970 German commercial is about. One thing is for certain: it clearly provided some of the inspiration for Sprockets. Take your guesses as to what […]

ADVENTURES IN DOMESTICITY: Rum Raisin Ice Cream Edition

Over the summer, my friend Meeshie visited me here in Los Angeles and humbly requested that we make ice cream. I handed her David Lebovitz’s seminal ice cream bible The Perfect Scoop and told her to pick out the flavor of her choice (as long as it wasn’t something vile that involved berries — eww). […]

VIDEO: Women and Their Coffee – Will They EVER Learn?

If there’s one thing we know about women, it’s that they can’t brew a good cup of Joe. Amiright? At least that’s the conclusion one might reach when watching this supercut of coffee commercials from the 1950s. Boing Boing via The Daily What via IndianJones

Justice Launches New Single Via Adidas Commercial

European DJ act Justice has a new single coming out on April 4th, but we fans can get a sneak peak via this new Adidas spot that just hit the Internets. It features the usual sports montage images (hardship, triumph, pain, victory) as well as a few bonus touches (Katy Perry, B.O.B.), but really all […]

SUPER BOWL ADS: The Good, The Bad, and the FAIL

The dust has settled. Green Bay has won the Super Bowl, and football season has come to an end. I no longer have to check BetUS for Super Bowl Odds and can return to my normal life of pontificating about pop culture. This, of course, means weighing in on Super Bowl commercials. Overall, this year’s […]

Meet The New NBC Universal (or NBCUniversal) Logo

Now that NBC Universal has gone through the ringer with Comcast, we have a new logo. First things first: NBC Universal is now NBCUniversal (goodbye infernal spaces, hello corporate kerning efficiency); secondly, the NBC peacock is gone (only from NBCU logos, not NBCU); thirdly, no more Universal globe; fourthly, purple – lots of it; and […]