Author Archive for Mike Madden

D.C. Boy is Now a Man

This video, apparently produced by Scott Freiman to celebrate his son Zachary's bar mitzvah, has it all—vuvuzelas, random shots of Oprah Winfrey, a soundtrack that's just catchy enough to get stuck in your head and just awful enough to make you want to die afterwards.
"I was born 13 years ago in Washington, D.C.," Zach sings. [...]

Chuck Brown’s Chips Ahoy Ad Takes New York

Over the weekend, I was visiting my in-laws in Staten Island. While we were flipping through TV channels at one point, a familiar beat thumped out into the living room. "I feel like bustin' loose..." the TV sang.
Yes—Chuck Brown's Chips Ahoy commercial had gone national.
The spot's been on the air for a while, but this [...]