AT&T Sends Monster After Verizon Subscribers In Threatening New Ad

AT&T Sends Monster After Verizon Subscribers In Threatening New Ad

Happy Halloween from AT&T! The maligned cellular carrier’s latest ad doesn’t seem to be as concerned with getting Verizon to stop picking on it. Instead, a headless Luke Wilson staggers around the screen, roaring silently and searching for someone to kill. Stick to AT&T or who knows what might happen to you. [More]

DirecTV's Dead Guy Advertising Motif Taken To The Extreme

DirecTV's Dead Guy Advertising Motif Taken To The Extreme

Taking the creepiness of the DirecTV Chris Farley ad and running with it, comedy site Landine TV has parodied the campaign with three ads starring Heath Ledger, JFK and Jesus.

David Spade Justifies His Creepy Chris Farley DirecTV Ad

David Spade Justifies His Creepy Chris Farley DirecTV Ad

It was never in question whether David Spade or Chris Farley’s family approved of this disturbing, Tommy Boy-based DirecTV ad, but just to put a fine point on things, Spade has come out to defend his choice in making the ill-advised tribute to his departed pal.

DirecTV Resurrects Chris Farley In Questionable Ad

DirecTV Resurrects Chris Farley In Questionable Ad

Is anyone else skeeved out over the DirecTV ad? Based on the movie Tommy Boy, in which Chris Farley — who died in 1997 due to a drug overdose and heart complications — the spot shows Farley doing his famed Fat Guy in a Little Coat Dance as co-star David Spade re-dubs his character’s dialogue.