ar·cane (är-kān') adj. requiring secret or mysterious knowledge;

Barkzilla

Posted in accomplices/associates, ballin by arcanedufresne on May 12, 2009

The #1 spot was an obvious choice for me from when I first started this series of posts because this commercial is etched in my memory forever from growing up. Charles Barkley vs. Godzilla was such an epic idea and will never be topped by any marketing or media mind ever. Ever.

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Prince of Steaks

Posted in accomplices/associates, ballin by arcanedufresne on May 8, 2009

Of course at some point, one of the T-Mobile ads had to make it into the 7 Days of Barkley. This one is geographically near to my heart, and just good fun.

Broadway Barkley

Posted in accomplices/associates, ballin by arcanedufresne on May 6, 2009

Pretty sure that Terminator X from Public Enemy did the voice/rap-over for this bit.

Barkley of Seville

Posted in accomplices/associates by arcanedufresne on May 4, 2009

Joel: hogan/warrior was awesome
me: which one is hogan warrior
Joel: WM 6
come on
who doesn’t know that

This Chuckie B. ad is so vintage it’s got tracking lines from being taped on a VCR!

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FLAKY WHITE STUFF

Posted in accomplices/associates by arcanedufresne on April 30, 2009

In honor of the best NBA playoff series in a long while and Charles Barkley’s no frills approach to commentating, I bring you the 7 days of Barkley. A tribute of commercials through the years, though more recent than archive, of Sir Charles’ best ad clips. I’m going to post a new gem each day, so check back for the countdown.