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Thoughts on Super Bowl commercials

Posted Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 9:14 AM

I know what I thought about the all-important Super Bowl commercials. The three really amazing commercials weren't funny, but instead featured a tribute to farmers, those serving this country and a relationship between a trainer and his Clydesdale.

There were some laughs. Doritos got it done twice with a chip hungry goat and men dressed as princesses. Dejon Sanders was great. The old folks sneaking out of the home for a night of partying on the town. There were some good laughs.

And then we got the gross out. If not the worst commercial ever made, at least the worst of the Super Bowl from the folks at Go Daddy. Way inappropriate for an international event watched by families everywhere. I know commercials are supposed to make an imprint on your brain. Well every time I think of Go Daddy from here on out, I'm not going to think of domain names -- I'm going to gag and become ill. Not sure that was the response they were going for!


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Honestly, I found the Jeep commercial a bit patronizing. I missed the Dodge one, but I did enjoy the Clydesdale one.

-- Posted by notinia on Wed, Feb 6, 2013, at 1:30 AM

I liked the Hyundai one witht he dog slobber, myself. I thought the farmer one was a bit over-done. I agree that the Go-daddy one was gross, but the Calvin Klein one was way past the line of decency.

-- Posted by Molly Weasley on Wed, Feb 6, 2013, at 2:03 PM

LEON SANDCASTLE!!

-- Posted by old timing man on Thu, Feb 7, 2013, at 8:39 AM

The Go Daddy add was just wrong.

-- Posted by brian48 on Sun, Feb 10, 2013, at 1:31 AM


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Randy Cauthron is the managing editor of the Daily Reporter. He has been with the paper since 2003 and has worked in the newspaper business since 1993. Randy enjoys entertainment and sports. He has wife, Leah and six children living in Spencer. Randy enjoys sharing his opinion on everything from entertainment, pop culture, politics and sports.
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