The Prudential life insurance company offered a somewhat chilling look at the inevitability of age and mortality in their Super Bowl 2013 commercial. But fret not! While becoming old and infirm is unavoidable, Prudential can help you soften the blow by ensuring that you're not old, infirm and destitute.

The theme is longer life spans, and while you might think that's something to be excited about, without Prudential, it really means protracted suffering. So buy some insurance before it's too late. Or don't, and wait to see if we're all living in cryogenic freeze aboard alien ships in 50 years. What, you haven't heard about the invasion? Perhaps we've said too much...