25. Taco Bell "Yo Quiero Taco Bell"
It got old after a while, but that little dog sure was cute at first!24. Isuzu "Joe Isuzu"
This was the guy who couldn't tell the truth...he lasted for quite a while.23. Oscar Meyer "Baloney"
Cute kid sings the Oscar Meyer Bologna jingle22. Budweiser "Frogs"
Bud....Weis....Errr. This clip includes not only the frogs, but the follow-up commercials with Louie the lizard and the ferret. You're going to love these!21. Xerox "Monks"
Funny Xerox commercial where Brother Dominic is asked to handwrite 500 copies of a report...instead, he goes to Xerox. Ran originally during the 1976 Super Bowl.20. Levi's 501 Blues
Levi's was strong in producing commercials in the '70s and '80s. They launched their 501 Blues brand in the early '80s with a fun lifestyle campaign.19. Pepsi "Security Cam"
The Coke guy gets caught grabbing a Pepsi. Great touch with Hank Williams' "Your Cheatin' Heart".18. Nike "Bad Things"
This was a string of excellent and weird commercials starring Dennis Hopper.17. Keep America Beautiful "Native American"
The famous commercial with the tear at the end. Do you remember when people would just throw trash out of their car window?16. Nike "Bo Jackson"
Bo, you don't know Diddly!15. The Heart Association "Like Father Like Son"
An anti-smoking campaign from the late 60s's that packed a whallop.14. Alka Seltzer "Prison"
The prisoners don't want food, they want Alka Seltzer!13. California Milk Board "Aaron Burr"
This began the "got milk?" campaign and is still the best and funniest. The guy has a dry mouth and knows the answer to a radio contest...roll the tape.12. Coca Cola "Hilltop"
Coke gathered young adults from all over the world, placed them on a hilltop in Italy, in hopes that they would teach the world to sing their new jingle. It worked.11. Partnership for a Drug-Free America "This is Your Brain"
This is your brain, if you're an egg-head.10. Life Cereal "Mikey"
He'll won't eat anything.Check out those cool Fisher Price toys at the end.9. Wendy's "Where's the Beef"
Famous commercial featuring Clara Peller.8. Miller Lite "The Front Row" This one's the most memorable.Â (Hard video to find. The hunt is on Â for 'Front Row' w/ Mr. Baseball)...Bob Uecker starred in many of the great taste, less filling commercials.Â
Â Here's one to hold ya over..7. Coca Cola "Mean Joe"
Mean Joe Greene gives a kid his jersey.6. American Tourister "Gorilla"
Have we got a suitcase for you! Oh and check the price!5. Volkswagen "Snowplow"
How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work?4. Federal Express "Fast Paced World"
The commercial with the fast talking guy. Peter I'm putting you in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh's perfect Peter, can I call you Pete.3. Volkswagen "Funeral"
Last will and testament.2. Alka Seltzer "Mama Mia"
It ain't easy doing a commercial! 1. Apple "1984"
This ad ran only once...during the 1984 Super Bowl...I remember being at a Super Bowl party, and after the ad ran, it got a standing ovation! The commercial arguably began the computer age.
Reality TV shows are quite the rage these days. Even our City of Austin is getting into the game, and it's all for a good cause.
The city has launched a program called Dare to Go Zero. Four local families have accepted a five-week challenge to reduce the amount of trash they generate, and will document their progress on camera. Each family is competing for a chance to win a sustainable home improvement package worth over $2000!
Dare to Go Zero airs Friday nights, 7 Pm, on Austin's local Government Access Channel 6, as well as on YouTube.
For more information about the Dare to Go Zero project, visit
If you're a fan of Taylor Swift, you'll be excited to know the lovely singer/songwriter is coming back to Austin--again!
Swift, who was here last year, is bringing her Speak Now World Tour 2011 to the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday, October 26. Tickets willgo on sale Friday, April 29, 10 Am, at the usual Texas Box Office outlets. You can also charge by phone at (512) 477-6060, or online at:
Prices are: $25, $59.50, and $69.50.
Check out this cool video of an appearance she made on "Late Night With David Letterman" late last year, playing a song from her current album "Speak Now".
People Magazine reported earlier this week that singer Shania Twain is engaged to Swiss businessman Frederic Thiebaud. Back in 2008, Shania and then-husband Robert "Mutt" Lange split after he was allegedly having an affair with Thiebaud's wife.
Let's hope the second time around for Shania will be the charm. Here's a video of her performing a Christmas song on the "Today" show back in 1998. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!
In case you missed it, Kim Kardashian was interviewed on this morning's CBS "Early Show". Erica Hill talked with the popular reality TV star about her new book, her favorite laser hair removal process, and what really gets under her skin.
You may not spend the majority of your day pondering such questions as, "why do dogs shake themselves after getting a bath"? But, just in case that question has always piqued your curiosity, maybe this video will clean up the mystery.
When my kids were little, I remember them watching Dora the Explorer. My daughter, in particular, used to watch with rapt attention.
It's hard to believe that Nickelodeon is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Dora. I wonder if they knew how successful the show would be when it first began airing. Dora is more than just a little girl; she's become a multibillion-dollar franchise, and millions of children all over the world from many different cultures have benefited from her show.
Happy Anniversary, Dora! Or is it Happy Birthday?
Barbra Streisand has millions of fans, but very few are as famous as Jennifer Aniston.
The 41-year-old actress, recently shot a spectacular Mark Seliger photo spread featuring iconic portraits of Streisand. The spread comes out this week in the September issue of harper's Bazaar Magazine, in conjunction with the promotion of Aniston's new movie "The Switch", which comes out August 20.
Check it out here:
Ok, soFox isn't quite ready to reveal who will replace Simon Cowell and Ellen Degeners as judges on American Idol next season. But there are plenty of names being talked about, including Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. I say let the audience vote.
Paula Abdul is expected to be back in the judge's chair during next fall's television season. No, not with American Idol, but with a new dance competition. Read the scoop here: