See how the Abominable Snow Monster of the North Pole (he prefers Bumble) uses Live Tiles to get the information he wants on his new Windows Phone in this commercial, oh and he's big on speed dating.
Microsoft is pumping out a few Windows 8-powered Smart Phone TV ads featuring celebrities Gwen Stefani and Jessica Alba, all part of the Microsoft's "Meet the new Windows Phone, Reinvented Around You" ad campaign (spots below).
Remember the E-Trade Super Bowl commercial where the babies chat via computer and the little boy has a friend -- "that milkaholic Lindsay" -- over?
A young man pulled up in a his GTO to a drive-in restaurant with dramatic music and exhaust noise in the background, pulling the "exhaust" knob to activate the vacuum operated exhaust, drowning the noise out, and then drive off.
A young kid tries to talk to "Mean" Joe Greene by the locker room after a game.
Greene is his usual "mean" self until the kid insists Greene has his Coke.
We have not seen the lawsuit, so we cannot say for sure whether it's sanctionably frivolous, but this does seem way out there.
We personally did not think of Lindsay Lohan when the babies were conversing, but her lawyer, Stephanie Ovadia, told the NYP that, "Many celebrities are known by one name only, and E-Trade is using that knowledge to profit." She went on to question why they didn't use the name Susan and to suggest it's a "subliminal" message.
"Everybody's talking about it and saying it's Lindsay Lohan," Ovadia said.As a baseline issue for the suit to be successful, the ad needs to be channeling Lohan in a way that is fairly obvious, and that will be an uphill climb to prove. For its part, E-Trade told the NYP that Lindsay is the name of someone on their ad team. If we're wrong, and you put down your chips and salsa and exclaimed, "Milkaholic! Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond its mere trivial mention.If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be merged, redirected, or deleted. The Super Bowl is known for its memorable commercials during the half-time break of each game.In 2010, Nielsen reported that 51% of viewers prefer the commercials to the game itself.