A Brief Comment on Advertising

This is lifted directly from my tumblr from several weeks ago:


deodorant (Old Spice) cologne (Axe) razor (Gillette) sneakers (Converse, Vans, Nike, Puma) jeans (Old Navy, American Eagle, Levis) underwear (Fruit of the Loom, Calvin Klein) sports gear  (Insert Hometown Team Here) energy drink (Red Bull, Monster) smartphone (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry) big screen TV (name the brand) steroids (infomercials) alcohol (Insert Brand Here) race car (all of them)
Wednesday at 11:30 am September 21st, 2011
  • deodorant (Old Spice)
  • cologne (Axe)
  • razor (Gillette)
  • sneakers (Converse, Vans, Nike, Puma)
  • jeans (Old Navy, American Eagle, Levis)
  • underwear (Fruit of the Loom, Calvin Klein)
  • sports gear  (Insert Hometown Team Here)
  • energy drink (Red Bull, Monster)
  • smartphone (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry)
  • big screen TV (name the brand)
  • steroids (infomercials)
  • alcohol (Insert Brand Here)
  • race car (all of them)
You may have heard about the diet Dr. Pepper ridiculosity.  An excellent response here.   (Remember that the PR guys knew EXACTLY what kind of response they were going to get.)
If you’re celebrating Sukkot, chag sameach.  See you next week!
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One thought on “A Brief Comment on Advertising

  1. LadyG says:

    And if you’re wondering how I feel about the Old Spice campaign, coelasquid, who wrote so eloquently about Dr. Pepper, has this to say: http://coelasquid.tumblr.com/post/11627172365/tinydragongina-aeedee-i-would-like-to-take

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