Tag Archives: Asian American Commercial Watch

Asian American Commercial Watch: Visa’s Real Life Events & Chloe Kim

https://youtu.be/yDTYvtUc8Qc I caught this Visa commercial while watching the Olympics, which is no surprise since Visa is an Olympic sponsor and was pleasantly surprised to see Chloe Kim towards the end of the commercial: You know faster is better. We’ve … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Bounce’s “Don’t Let Wrinkles Ruin Your Meeting”

https://youtu.be/nTeDJNPDEwU I caught this recent Bounce commercial: “If only Harry used some Bounce to dry, he would be less wrinkly and winning at life. Toss wrinkles, static, lint, and pet hair goodbye.” This businessman is pitching something to a group … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Nature’s Bounty – Better off Healthy – “Treadmill”

I caught this Nature’s Bounty television commercial for fish oil while watching I think CNN on a Saturday morning. I like how this 0:15 second commercial shows the woman’s future self accelerated over time an rewinds back. My mother has … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: #StayAmazing: Balancing With Rocky Byun

https://youtu.be/PkwzAUBijW0 To be honest, before this Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott commercial, I had never heard of Rocky Byun: “Making gravity his friend, Nam Seok Byun (also known as “Rocky”) has learned to balance a range of items, large … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Kohl’s Oscar Commercial: The Duchess

https://youtu.be/pP9jwF914ao I saw Kohl’s Oscar themed commercials during this year’s Oscars. One of the commercials had an Asian American Mom & daughter: “On Sunday night, we got to see the other three ads that accompany that one, featuring other acceptance speeches … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Randall Park’s K-Y Intense Ads

Ever since Randall Park talked about being in K-Y ads on Jimmy Kimmel Live, I’ve had people asking about these ads. There were several different cuts of a similar ad, but I’ve got two of them embedded here. Yes, instead … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Asian Dude on a Scooter for Huggies

I just came across this hilarious commercial for Huggies after watching a fascinating segment on Nightline about the diaper industry, which is apparently a $7 billion industry annually in the United States. I watch a lot of TV, so I’m … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Yet Another Target Ad!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mms2WmXXcw I saw this Target commercial the other day, making this the *third* commercial the discount retailer has done that very tastefully highlights Asian Americans in every day normal settings. Personally, I like the first commercial the best since it … Continue reading

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How Hamsters Became Kia’s Killer Salesmen

The first time I saw this ad some time in late May for South Korea’s Kia Soul was in the movie theater, and for whatever reason, I instantly loved it. I liked the tune by Black Sheep, as well as … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Michelle Wie in McDonald’s Ad

I was channel surfing the other night when I came across a Chinese version of this McDonald’s commercial on the Bay Area’s local Chinese channel KTSF. I had wondered why a Korean American would be in a Chinese language commercial, … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Swiffer Sweeper

An 8Asians reader, Amanda, pointed this Swiffer Sweeper commercial out. I’ve seen some ads from this “Baby Come Back” campaign, but have not come across this particular one with the Asian American woman in a new “Who’s that Lady” campaign. Apparently … Continue reading

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