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That Time Lou Reed Almost Convinced You to Buy a Honda Scooter [VIDEO]

Posted November 7, 2014 at 9:35 am

It was 1985, and Lou Reed was no longer walking on the wild side. The rock forebear lent his most popular solo cut and likeness to Honda to plug their scooter line. This one-minute commercial was the result, filmed on the streets of New York City. Set to the rise-and-fall bass hook, we see blurry, […]

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New York City Neighborhoods In Chains

Last modified February 18, 2014 at 9:54 am

British designer James Campbell Taylor just created an interesting, albeit unsurprising visual of commercial New York. City In Chains is the latest imagery to come out of his self-established graphic design firm, Pennarello. It enslaves various neighborhoods of New York in corporate crests, for purposes of depicting over-saturation – at least, that’s what we gather. […]

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Cold War Kids Filmed a Stella Artois Commercial on the Bowery Last Night

Posted February 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The Cold War Kids were on the Lower East Side last night, but it’s not what you think. Apparently the Long Beach four-piece was inside the Old Bowery Station filming a commercial of some sort for Belgian beer Stella Artois. This despite the Nor’easter last night. Boogie reader Ben Newman happened upon the scene and […]

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Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein Shills for American Express

Posted May 28, 2013 at 11:26 am

Media renaissance woman Carrie Brownstein is everywhere lately.

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Bud Light Filming Commercial on Orchard Street Today

Posted February 26, 2013 at 11:10 am

Bro beer is filming a commercial on the Lower East Side again today.

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Meatball Shop Shills for Chase Ink in New Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted November 16, 2012 at 10:23 am

The year-old Williamsburg location is the star of a new commercial for the Chase Ink brand.

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Martin Scorsese Shills for Siri [Video]

Posted July 25, 2012 at 10:37 am

In a probable nod to Taxi Driver, Apple recently tapped director Martin Scorsese for its fifth Siri celebrity spot.

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Olek Partners with Samsung in New Galaxy Note Commercial

Posted June 21, 2012 at 10:12 am

In a shill to allegedly help offset a mountain of legal fees stemming from an incident late last year, Olek recently became the latest spokesperson for Samsung.

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Blue Man Group on the Bowery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

Last Thursday afternoon, the Blue Man Group was on the Bowery filming a commercial.

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Budweiser Filming Commercial on Lower East Side Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

It appears Budweiser wants to get in touch with the hip crowd, stooping so low as PBR for domination in these parts.

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