Daily Bread for 2.10.24: The “King of the Super Bowl” Advertisements

 Good morning.

Saturday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 39. Sunrise is 6:57 and sunset 5:20 for 10h 22m 16s  of daytime. The moon is a waxing crescent with 0.7% of its visible disk illuminated.

On this day in 1906, HMS Dreadnought, the first of a revolutionary new breed of battleships, is christened.

Meet the “King of the Super Bowl” advertisements:

Bryan Buckley is the director behind some of the biggest Super Bowl commercials. He’s spent 25 years behind the camera, even as the price of a 30-second Super Bowl spot rose to $7 million this year. CBS News’ Dana Jacobson sits down with him in L.A. to talk about his path to success.

This Family Owns the Lights of Hollywood:

Step into the neon world of ‘God’s Own Junkyard’, where words come to life in vibrant, dazzling and electrifying ways! Nestled in an unsuspecting warehouse in East London, this neon haven is more than just a workshop—it’s a shrine to the art of imagination. The Bracey family have been lighting up London since the 1960s, creating signs for some of the most iconic movies like Batman (1989), Mission Impossible (1996), The Expendables (2010) and more! Artist and Creative Director, Marcus Bracey even had curry with Stanley Kubrick after a day of filming on set of Eyes Wide Shut (1999). From crafting neon masterpieces for nightclubs to Hollywood blockbusters and the homes of A-list celebrities, ‘God’s Own Junkyard’ is the ultimate destination for all things neon. And with the biggest neon collection in Europe, open for free to the public, you can only imagine their electricity bill…
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