Funny radio commercials? Are they still a thing? Yes, funny radio commercials are still a thing. We specialize in ’em, and advertisers (and audiences) treasure ’em. Funny radio commercials provide an attention-getting break from the boring radio norm (radio today: zzzzzzzzzzz). Truly funny radio commercials also provide a memorable, positive, and thus loyalty-building listener experience.
Please turn your volume up for these award-winning funny radio commercials, written or co-written by Walt Jaschek, and produced by Paul Fey, many from the heady days we were known as Paul & Walt Worldwide.
“Robert Goulet” | :60 funny radio commercial for The Simpsons
$20,000 Mercury Award for Radio Humor
“Mission Persons” | :60 funny radio commercial for Matlock
Clio Award for “Best Radio Copywriting”
“Laugh Catalog” | :60 funny radio commerical for George Schlatter’s Comedy Club
Clio Award for “Best Use of Sound”
“Viva La Volvo” | :60 funny radio commercial for Volvo
National Addy Award winner
“Put Your Tongue on the Radio” | :60 funny radio commercial for Gene Simmons Family Jewels
Promax Muse Award for radio
“The Ballad of Judge Wapner” | :60 funny radio commercial for The People’s Court
Promax Muse Award winner for radio, National Addy Award for radio
“Millions of Americans” | :60 funny radio commercial for the American Optometric Association
“I’m Shaving My Head!” | :60 funny radio commercial for Star Trek: The Next Generation
“Larry and Laverne” | :60 funny radio commercial for Jeopardy
“Mister Rippemoff” | :60 funny radio commercial for Newscenter 7 Wastebusters
“Auditions” | :60 funny radio commercial for Star Trek: the Next Generation
Bonus fact: for this body of funny radio commercials and more, Walt Jaschek and Paul Fey were inducted into the 2018 St. Louis Media Hall of Fame. Here they are at the March, 2018, induction ceremony, with frequent collaborator, audio engineer Bill Schulenburg.
P.S. Wondering how Paul and Walt met? How they came to make funny radio commercials together? The University of Missouri-St. Louis student newspaper just published a story about that: and the answer involves a soft drink neither of them now consume. Check it out.
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