Commercials Page 1
“It’s not a secret, just personal. You might be surprised. Just between you and me.” Huh?
What can we say about Cosmopolitan today that wasn’t true about Cosmopolitan in the past? According to the very first commercial that promoted the magazine brand in the UK, not much.
Because photographer Terry Richardson can totally be left alone with a model and something phallic and nothing bad will happen and it won’t be caught on film, Canadian shoe company Aldo hired him and approved him to do just that for its spring campaign video.
Here’s the basic message of Teleflora’s Super Bowl commercial, starring noted model and Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima: Dudes, if you buy your lady friend flowers for Valentine’s Day, she’ll basically have no choice but to touch your genitals.
There’s a pretty wide swath of human emotion between hate and lust, but we don’t think anyone told that to the people at The United Colors Of Benneton.
We take it for granted that most commercials aren’t great, but this Jordache jeans commercial is extra not great.
Instead of doing the responsible, intellectual thing and starting up a discussion about post modernism like we should, we’re just going to post this video of “Sesame Street’s” Grover imitating this summer’s Old Spice commercials without much comment. Because it’s three kinds of adorable and two brands of awesome that aren’t even for sale yet, and we just can’t argue with that.