Which Type Of Ad-Skipper Are You?

Which Type Of Ad-Skipper Are You?

While we sift through the mountain of nominations for this year’s Worst Ad In America Awards, one thing has become very clear — y’all hate TV commercials and are doing whatever you can to avoid them. [More]

E-Trade's Creepy Spokes-Babies Aren't Going Away

E-Trade's Creepy Spokes-Babies Aren't Going Away

Online stock trading platform E-Trade has had a turbulent few months, with its stock sinking and the quick exit of its CEO earlier this month. When companies experience changes at the top during troubled times, it’s standard operating procedure to scrap old advertising and marketing campaigns in favor of something new. But not E-Trade, which apparently has no plans to get rid of the creepy, day-trading, talking babies that have been the face of the company for years. [More]

Nominate Your Most-Hated Commercials For Worst Ad In America 2012!

Nominate Your Most-Hated Commercials For Worst Ad In America 2012!

With the exception of a handful of arguably entertaining commercials — and even those tend to grate over time — TV commercials are the bane of a TV watcher’s time in front of the boob tube. This is why we invent technology to skip over ads, or mute buttons to quiet them, or sudoku games to play while they are on. It’s also why Consumerist is announcing its third-annual Worst Ad In America awards! [More]

Samsung Tries To Distance Itself From Worst Ad-Nominated TV Spot

Samsung Tries To Distance Itself From Worst Ad-Nominated TV Spot

Yesterday, we announced this year’s slate of nominees for the Worst Ad In America awards, and among the TV spots slugging it out for the title of Absolute Worst Ad is one that appears to be for the Samsung Infuse 4G… or so you might think. [More]

Nominate The Worst Holiday Ad For 2010

Nominate The Worst Holiday Ad For 2010

‘Tis the season to be jolly… Unless you’ve got to sit through hours and hours of the same holiday-themed commercials over and over again. [More]

Super Bowl Ad Slots Already Sold Out

Super Bowl Ad Slots Already Sold Out

If you were hoping to spend millions advertising your business during the Super Bowl (which will certainly be a face-off of the ages between the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills), you are out of luck. According to Fox, they’ve already sold out all the available ad slots for the Feb. 6, 2011 event. [More]

It's Never Too Early To Start Thinking About The Next Worst
Ad In America

It's Never Too Early To Start Thinking About The Next Worst Ad In America

It’s been about a month since you, the readers of Consumerist, selected the Absolute Worst Ad In America. But since there are new, crappy ads already cropping up on the TV, we are asking you to be ever-vigilant in advance of the next competition. [More]