The 10 Best TV Commercials of 2011

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There's still a month left in the year, but <a href="http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/10-best-commercials-2011-136663?page=10" target="_blank">Adweek </a>jumped the gun on releasing the 10 Best Commercials of 2011, wisely reasoning that Christmas commercials and whatever the car companies debut during the useless San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl or the Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl (<a href="http://www.stpetersburgbowl.com/">actual name</a>) will not be worthy of such a list.


The Wire’s Clay Davis Talks “Sheeeeeeeit”

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/01/isiah-whitlock-jr-clay-davis-talks-legacy-of-sheeeeit"> Sure, we could have included Isiah Whitlock Jr's government name in the title, but it wouldn't have resonated as heavily. Fact is the man will forever be Clay Davis, the notoriously crooked politician from HBO's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/the-wire">The Wire</a>, and "sheeeeeiit" will be the first thing that rolls off the tongue when he's mentioned.


The Wire’s Isiah Whitlock Jr. on the enduring legacy of “Sheeeeeeeit.”

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Yesterday at Sundance, during roundtable interviews for Cedar Rapids (another solid comedy from Miguel Arteta, review to come), I got the chance to talk to veteran character actor Isiah Whitlock Jr.

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