Category Archives: Commercials

Dixie Cups

Speaking of Dixie cups (0r not), I always liked the photo of a movie star printed on the underside of the lid. It was protected with a piece of translucent wax paper that was easily peeled off once you separated … Continue reading

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The Brady Bunch Bathroom

Occasionally, they showed the bathroom on the old Brady Bunch episodes. Did you ever notice the bathroom had no toilet? Six kids, two adults, one maid, and no toilet? (I learned this on a click-bait website, so it must be … Continue reading

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New Jardiance Commercial

There is a new Jardiance commercial that thinks TV is still back in the 1950s. Jardiance is for the treatment of type 2 diabetes that also reduces the chance of a stroke. It is competitive with Victoza, another highly publicized … Continue reading

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Beach Advertising

For many years, I have been  checking out Florida’s Boca Raton (mouth of the rat) website that shows the beach where I have spent many happy hours. But in the last few years, I was puzzled when, during the summer … Continue reading

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The How-Not-To-Ride-a-Bike Ad

It is a Volkswagen ad. It is not meant to be funny, or to teach a lesson, or to show us how stupid girls can be. It opens by three boys, about 10-years-old, on their bikes, skidding to a stop … Continue reading

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The Buzzr Channel

Recently, I set up one of our TVs with an indoor, power-amplified antenna (the power amplification has to be on to pick up anything at all). With it, I can pick up about six channels, two standard major network channels, … Continue reading

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Safety In Car Commercials

I understand the new cars of today feature automatic collision detection and breaking. I understand that the auto manufacturers want us to appreciate the value of these new devices. But how did we manage before all of this automation? Their … Continue reading

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