Day: April 13, 2017

Moses Storm in whopper of a Burger King commerical: OK, Google?

Comedian and actor Moses Storm has appeared onscreen in movies, TV shows and multiple commercials, but nothing perhaps has made as immediate and as powerful of an impact as his new Burger King commercial. In just a few seconds, Storm’s voice asks, “OK, Google. What is the Whopper burger?” And in doing so, if you play the video loudly enough and close enough to a Google Home device, the device will answer your question. Pretty neat trick, eh? Apparently neither neat nor cute nor funny, by Google’s standards. Just a few hours after the video went live yesterday, Google...

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Chipotle’s TV ad campaign “As Real As It Gets” features comedians John Mulaney, Jillian Bell and Sam Richardson (plus uncredited Rory Scovel and Jeffrey Tambor)

The new TV ad campaign for Chipotle’s fast-casual restaurant chain features the voice of Jeffrey Tambor asking comedians John Mulaney, Jillian Bell and Sam Richardson to step inside the magically giant burrito and keep it real. Because the burritos feature all real ingredients. Because people got worried about Chipotle a couple of years ago following an E.coli outbreak. You know how that goes. Right? What’s extra funny to me, besides Tambor’s voice heckling Mulaney, is that for all of the talk about reality, they don’t identify comedian Rory Scovel at the piano by his actual name. Kind of like...

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