Monday, April 21, 2008

What a difference 21 years makes (or not)

Back in 1987, this was kind of a tribute to the indulgences of the haves vs. the have-nots.  Though Wild Turkey still retains its position as a super-premium bourbon, were ad were run today -- given the modern influence of the health police and eco-cops -- it would end up as more of an indictment of the arrogance of the care-nots vs. the carers.   I guess The Good Life just ain't what it used to be.

New to my site?  Here's some previous posts worth checking out:

Who's the father of modern advertising?  Is it him or him?

You know about "Got Milk?" but do you know "Got Mink?"

See how the 1960s counter-culture influenced advertising here, here and here.

Here's how "Jaws II" was actually more influential than the original "Jaws."

Read about Advertising Minimalism here and here.

What's the big Superbowl commercial that Apple just hopes you've forgotten?

New posts every weekday.  See you tomorrow.

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