Posts Tagged ‘commercial’

Somewhere over the rainbow.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow. The end of June marks the end of Pride month. But that doesn’t mean the rainbows and unicorns of San Francisco Pride have receded back into the San Francisco landscape this year. They’re here to stay, thanks to the Supreme Court’s historic June 26th decision, which ruled that California’s Prop 8 Read the full article…

Parody is “Inevitable” with Chanel No. 5

Parody is “Inevitable” with Chanel No. 5 A man has been chosen as the new face of Chanel No. 5. That man? Brad Pitt. Have you seen the ads? If so, think about your reaction to them, and I’ll tell you mine. The print ads are beautiful. There’s no way around that fact. Brad Pitt Read the full article…

That’ll Do Pig. That’ll Do.

That’ll Do Pig. That’ll Do. Do you constantly make plans with your friends to enjoy a simple pint at the local bar, only to have each of them cancel on you at the last minute? Are your friends choosing a night of watching television, dancing with hotties, or pigging out on Indian food instead of Read the full article…

Can you look good with self-deprecation?

Can you look good with self-deprecation? Is it possible to promote your product while simultaneously discrediting it? Is that ballsy, or is it just dumb? In some cases, it actually works. What I have in mind is a commercial I saw the other day for a product that I dislike: Miracle Whip. The sandwich spread’s Read the full article…

Too far? Or just far enough?

Too far? Or just far enough? Cass shared this video with me the other day, and gauged my reaction first before telling me how she felt about it. I’ll do the same with you: Ok. Now that you’ve seen it, I’ll tell you my reaction: “That is so silly and so AWESOME!” And Cass’s reaction, Read the full article…