Super Bowl Ad Tracker: CareerBuilder has chimps! Driving a car!
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The chimps are back in action, appearing once again in the Super Bowl ads for CareerBuilder. The job-search website has made stars of suit-wearing chimpanzees for its Super Bowl ads. And this year, they’re behind the wheel of a car!
Thanks to the recession, job hunting hasn’t been a laughing matter of late. So you have to give props to a website charged with helping people find a job for having a sense of humor.
Plus, chimps pretending to be people -- it’s always a win! If these animals didn’t have a reputation for brutally attacking their owners when kept as house pets, I would have one. And he would, of course, be wearing a suit.
What did you think? Does CareerBuilder’s ad this year hold up against previous years’ ads, and how does it stand in the pantheon of Chimps As People?
-- Rick Rojas
Here, from YouTube, is a compilation of previous year’s ads. If you too have the type of sophomoric humor that finds chimpanzees in the workplace as the source of a rollicking laugh, watch this -- and LOL.