Re: [rumori] surrealist ads / TV

From: Lloyd Dunn (
Date: Sat Mar 10 2001 - 05:59:40 PST

the advertising industry is able to capitalize on anything -- even the
public mistrust of itself.

i remember somebody calling it 'post modern advertising' -- the audience is
onto you, so give them a sly wink to make them feel smart and part of the

>I was just discussing with someone recently about whether modern ads are
>more "honest" these days than they were in the 1950's. In many ways, the
>post-war ...

>Now we have 7-up commercials knocking themselves..actually putting down
>their own product in their commercials to drive sales! (all that sugar is
>bad for you,
>I often wonder if someday ads will be no longer ads, and
>instead...embedded within the programs you're watching on TV.

you mean, like they're not already?

Lloyd Dunn
The Tape-beatles -- P.O. Box 3326 -- Iowa City IA 52244 -- USA

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