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Ed Joseph
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WHO is writing this stuff?

Post by Ed Joseph » Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:19 pm

Maybe it's just me, but it sure seems like commercials, especially on TV, are just plain stupid anymore. As in, "that was somehow funny to the writer, but everyone else missed it". I often wonder if this is a symptom of copy writers on designer drugs? Perhaps they younger generation really has no creativity? What is the deal?? Geico and Progressive spots come to mind instantly. Maybe I should ingest more weed? :>


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Re: WHO is writing this stuff?

Post by Willie108 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:49 pm

I can't stand Flo.



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Re: WHO is writing this stuff?

Post by stopnswop2 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:11 pm

Willie108 wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:49 pm
I can't stand Flo.
It was entertaining at first but it's stopped being funny now


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Re: WHO is writing this stuff?

Post by FET-500 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:53 am

Ed Joseph wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:19 pm
Maybe it's just me, but it sure seems like commercials, especially on TV, are just plain stupid anymore. As in, "that was somehow funny to the writer, but everyone else missed it". I often wonder if this is a symptom of copy writers on designer drugs? Perhaps they younger generation really has no creativity? What is the deal?? Geico and Progressive spots come to mind instantly. Maybe I should ingest more weed? :>
Leo Laporte, laid it all out in an episode of Security Now several years ago: smart people know how to avoid ads and quite often do so. Leo pointed out that this was common knowledge between the sellers and buyers of ad time.

TV and radio will continue the downward slide until they're gone.



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