Breaking News That You Definitely Didn't Know Before! Commercials Try to Dupe You With Fancy Stock Footage!

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Want to sell medical technology? Show actors in lab coats with beakers.

Want to sell beer? Show some weathered old cowboy sitting by a river in the Rockies.

Want to create the illusion that you're selling something people need, when in reality, it's just some garbage they're peddling for money? Use stock footage like this video.

Compilation of the Day: Check Out These Funny Japanese Commercials

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Every two weeks JPCMHD creates a compilation of Japanese TV commercials. Which one is your favorite?

From the Archives: Cadbury Egg Clip of the Day

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Easter Madness (can we make this a thing?) continues with this trip down memory lane -- a commercial for Cadbury Creme Eggs. Personally, the idea of yolk inside of a chocolate candy shell is gross to me, but this is still one of most memorable commercials from my childhood.

[bestweekever]

Nostalgia Overload of the Day

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NYC-based filmmakers Valiant Pictures deliver a spec Super Soaker commercial that shows the glorious water fights of youth just the way you remember them.

Eat your heart out, Don Draper.

[thanks, matthew!]