David Knight - 2nd Feb 2009


Last night in Florida, where presumably it wasn't snowing so hard, it was Superbowl XLIII - the most important day of the year for American TV advertising, with a football game thrown in (Pittsburgh beat Arizona in another thriller).

And if there was ever a sign o' the times ad, it's this one for Cash4Gold.com, featuring a very ancient Ed ("heeeeere's Johnny") McMahon and MC Hammer.

A jawdropper, and begs the question: if they're making ads like this for real, what's the point of The Simpsons

David Knight - 2nd Feb 2009

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