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Category Archives: Asian American Commercial Watch
I saw someone retweet this P&G ad the other day, and I teared up after watching it: “Everyone has a name — and from birth through a lifetime of introductions, it becomes the cornerstone of our identity. For many Asian … Continue reading
A former colleague and friend Mike passed this recent Panda Express commercial to me that I had not yet seen. He was intrigued by the Mandarin version of Johnny Cash’s classic, Ring of Fire – quite a clever song for … Continue reading
Asian *Canadian* actor Simu Liu is in this Google Pixel 6 commercial speaking in Mandarin showcasing the Pixel’s “Live Translate” feature. Pretty cool to see Simu speaking Mandarin. He sounds fluent to me, but I’m not fluent in Mandarin (I … Continue reading
If you haven’t heard of Weee!, maybe the online delivery grocer doesn’t deliver in your area (their major markets are SF Bay Area, LA, Seattle, Portland, San Diego and New York but expanding rapidly). Weee! was founded in Fremont, California … Continue reading
Love you always, dad. Couldn’t have taken this wild ride without your and mom’s constant love and support. Check out our story from @proctergamble 😍#sponsored pic.twitter.com/wjFspVMAmi — Chloe Kim (@ChloeKim) February 4, 2022 I saw Chloe Kim tweet this Proctor & … Continue reading
Asian American Commercial Watch: NBC Sports – 2022 Winter Olympics Tie-In with Nathan Chen & Jurassic World Dominion
I’m not sure if this is airing on television – I think I caught this on the web – but this has to be one of the strangest commercials I’ve ever seen! NBC is promoting the Winter Olympics (which it … Continue reading
I saw this Progressive Insurance company commercial while watching the San Francisco 49ers edge the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs this past weekend and thought it was hilarious. The commercial that is, not the defeat of the Packers, which … Continue reading
This ad for Facebook’s Portal was an pleasant surprise. I loved how it showed three generations of an Asian Americans. Showing that Asian Americans is a good way to slowly chip away at the perpetual foreigner stereotype. I also liked … Continue reading
Back in January, former Democratic presidential candidate announced his candidacy for the Mayor of New York City. I was pre-occupied with personal matters at the time, so I didn’t blog about it. The mayoral primary election is less than two … Continue reading
I first saw this commercial during the 2021 Academy Awards, which seems entirely appropriate given the increased visibility of Asian American’s during the year’s awards. Tony Lee, a lead design at Google Brand Studios, talks about his experiences growing up … Continue reading
These days, there are a lot more Asian Americans on TV commercials, so it takes more than having Asians American on a commercial to get me to want to share it. This Holiday commercial for Etsy, produced by ad agency … Continue reading
With the presidential election around the corner, Americans are already voting in record numbers in early voting, either in mail-in/absentee or early voting. So it’s no surprise there has been record spending on television political ads. It’s also no surprise that … Continue reading