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Snickerz with a Z

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For those of you who turn into divas when you're hungry, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. The obvious question seems to be, why offer anyone a Snickers to get them to stop being Aretha or Liza?

    My theory is that this is the ad Snickers is using to make up to us after the "Super Bowl Homophobic Kiss" debacle of a few years ago.

    Posted by: notshychirev | Feb 10, 2010 5:46:49 PM


  2. So, Snickers will de-fag you? What is up with Snickers and homophobia????

    Super Bowl 2008:
    http://www.americablog.com/2007/02/snickers-superbowl-web-site-promotes.html

    UK 2008:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bUxi_Eo6fU

    Posted by: henry | Feb 10, 2010 5:49:23 PM


  3. Christ, you guys are sensitive. This is a silly ad mocking divas. It's quick and funny.

    Posted by: NotRyan Fil | Feb 10, 2010 6:02:44 PM


  4. It also goes with the same theme as their SuperBowl ad this year with Betty White and Abe Vigoda. I would imagine we're going to see a lot more celebs eating Snickers.

    Posted by: UFLYGUY | Feb 10, 2010 6:07:36 PM


  5. notshychirev and Henry...have a snicker

    I dont see the anti-gay here...it is anti-Diva behavior.

    Posted by: Felix | Feb 10, 2010 6:07:47 PM


  6. It's a cute ad. I doubt Liza would ever appear in something that she thought was homophobic.

    Posted by: Garrett | Feb 10, 2010 6:27:47 PM


  7. Which says a lot given her marriage to david gest. That'd make me homophobic.

    Love Aretha--especially how she dresses.

    Posted by: TANK | Feb 10, 2010 6:39:14 PM


  8. Anti gay? Maybe. Misogynistic? Yes. Eat a Snickers to get the bitch out of your system. Cute. Maybe. Misogynistic. Still yes.

    Posted by: David C. | Feb 10, 2010 6:39:23 PM


  9. This campaign is a million times better than their "Snickers Speak" campaign.

    "Take Night Classes at Chewniversity"

    Seriously? Someone got paid to write that?

    Posted by: crispy | Feb 10, 2010 6:42:38 PM


  10. cheesy but come on! youve got liza and aretha together. dear god.

    its cute i guess.

    Posted by: boston mo | Feb 10, 2010 6:51:54 PM


  11. Snickers is made by M&M Mars which is a company that has a long history of being non-gay friendly. Stick with Hershey.

    Posted by: Sean | Feb 10, 2010 7:05:16 PM


  12. See...everyone feel for it. Maybe they should rename the candy bar Suckers instead of Snickers.

    Posted by: henry | Feb 10, 2010 7:05:59 PM


  13. Oh, you poor sensitive children.
    What a hilarious commercial!!

    Posted by: tallrobert | Feb 10, 2010 7:14:11 PM


  14. I love it.
    But then I can't say anything critical about them since they made me President.
    http://adland.tv/commercials/snickers-kevin-moss-president-2004-030-usa

    Posted by: KevinVT | Feb 10, 2010 7:17:59 PM


  15. But honestly, gay men largely (yes, there are fat lots amongst us...but it's not a disease, to quote ricky gervais) aren't the demographic for snickers...it's mooby food.

    Posted by: TANK | Feb 10, 2010 7:24:34 PM



  16. So what do you do if you WANT to turn a guy into a diva? Shove a Snickers up his ass?

    Posted by: GrabbinNewscum | Feb 10, 2010 7:26:22 PM


  17. It would have been funnier if the had used that snickers with a Z line. haha

    Posted by: Thomas | Feb 10, 2010 8:08:06 PM


  18. Tank: Only David Gest? Liza was with Peter Allen back in the days when her mother was still marrying teh Gays.

    Posted by: Jerry | Feb 10, 2010 10:19:52 PM


  19. omg, Liza and Aretha together and they couldn't sing?? meh. Great Ad.

    Posted by: Grego | Feb 10, 2010 11:56:41 PM


  20. That was awesome. So cute.

    Posted by: moike | Feb 11, 2010 12:17:15 AM


  21. Fun and clever....and now, I'm actually going to go eat a Snickers bar! Really, truly Terrific! As Liza would say!

    ^^X^^

    Posted by: Bruce Wayne | Feb 11, 2010 12:48:20 AM


  22. Do straight guys even get it?

    Killer ad.

    Posted by: DEREK WASHINGTON | Feb 11, 2010 1:55:05 AM


  23. Lighten up! That was really fun!

    Posted by: Paul | Feb 11, 2010 1:56:46 AM


  24. Liza is an old hag who can't move a muscle over her top lip. These geezers should hang it up!

    Posted by: Doug Berman | Feb 11, 2010 7:06:55 AM


  25. Super-cute ad, but then I'm a gay guy who's old enough to know who Liza Minnelli and Aretha Franklin are. How many twentysomething's will see this ad and wonder who the hell those women are? They'll probably conclude that "diva" is just another word for "heavyset black woman" or "plastic surgery victim."

    Posted by: t | Feb 11, 2010 8:15:31 AM


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