Damn, this one hurts. For the most part, Super Bowls ads have been pretty bad in recent years. One commercial I always looked forward to is the Budweiser commercial. I like them because they don't try to get a cheap laugh out of you like I do every day. I can't lie, the Clydesdales gets the emotions going whenever they come on screen. I mean, how do you not get the feels when you watch these commercials?
Whenever you get dogs, horses, and the perfect music, it automatically ascends to the top as one of the best commercials.
Instead, Anheuser-Busch will donate their advertising funds to help with COVID vaccination efforts. Anheuser-Busch will still have ads for Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer, and Michelob Ultra, according to reports. Why make ads for those brands and not Budweiser? Anheuser-Busch wants to connect to a younger audience, and those four brands are their best selling products.
Budweiser isn't the only brand sitting the Super Bowl out. Reports say Coke, Pepsi, Audi, and Avocados from Mexico are other brands that will not run commercials during the Super Bowl.
Commercials this year are going to look a little different due to budget cuts from many companies around the world. No need to waste your time sitting on the couch waiting for the one good commercial. Take your time in the bathroom this year.
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