Had fun debating Super Bowl ad reviews and Elon Musk’s Starman stunt.

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My favorite parts:

  1. Ram Trucks co-opting MLK is a bigger problem than most realize. Check out the re-done ad with the other part of his sermon.
  2. The greater meaning behind the epic SpaceX/Tesla launch (it’s much more than a stellar car ad).


Super Bowl Winners

Sources: VarietyAd AgeAdweekHBSGlobe and Mail

Super Bowl Losers

Sources: Ad AgeAd Age opinionDodge Ram backlash

Assessing Overall Effectiveness

Sources: BI on low ratingsAdweek on most effectiveAdweek’s experimentMediapost reports

Elon Musk’s Stunt

Sources: Ad Age reportsAdweek reports

–Aired February 12, 2018

Adapted from original post by Bob Knorpp on thebeancast.com