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A Dummy's Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin
Mannequin American views and guidelines on marketing/PR trends, news from the world of puppets and ventriloquism, bits of humor and other interesting but useless information. I post every Tuesday and Friday.
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November 2016 - Posts

Very Funny "Lean on Clay Mathews" Ad

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Chip Shot: I drink water when it’s frozen and surrounded by liquor.

 

 
Hipster Nativity

 

Very Funny “Lean on Clay Mathews” Ad

 

 

We’re big Clay Matthews fan around here, so this ad for Muscle Milk is extra funny for us.

Even Santa Poops

 

Here comes the ghost of Christmas “ass.” It’s a really funny commercial from Poo-Pourri. The copy writing is hilarious.

Good Parenting

 

Only in Russia

 

Signs That Caught My Glass Eye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hilarious Vegan Christmas from Hallmark

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Chip Shot: I named my dog 5 Miles so that I can tell everyone I walked 5 miles today.

 

 

 

Hallmark’s Vegan Christmas

 

 


Here’s a funny ad from 2015 for Hallmark.

Cotton … for Uncomfortable Holiday Moments

 

The holidays are bound to lead to some awkward moments, like perhaps when Mom has a bit too much to drink. But if you're wearing comfortable clothing, they might just be a little more bearable.

This funny ad from trade group Cotton Incorporated offers suggestions on how to dress to get through your family time this Christmas season.

Signs That Caught My Glass Eye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Funny Feline Ad Says, "Our Poop Must be Very Valuable"

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Chip Shot: I asked my wife what she wanted for her birthday and she said “a divorce.” I told her that I wasn’t planning on spending that much.

 

 

 

Funny Insurance Commercial for Central Beheer

 

 

The cuckoo clock in this humorous ad for Central Beheer Insurance Company may be worth some money.

“Our *** Must be Very Valuable!”

The copy written for this 2-minute ad for Catspiracy Poop Harvesting Machine, is really funny.

Banning Things Has Always Been Popular

 

Hysteria comes in many forms for all kinds of reasons. Today instead banning things, we tend to tax them. But the U.S.A. has a colorful history of banning harmless items and activities.

In the 50s, New York was gripped with an anti-gambling mania, and Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia outlawed pinball of all things. He ordered police to raid arcades all over the city and seize thousands of machines. He then personally led a machine smashing frenzy with a sledgehammer, before dumping all the pieces into the ocean.

 

Interesting Signs

 

 

 

Vintage Ad

 

But Wait! More Glove and Boots

 

Enjoy the latest Glove and Boots Blog.

 

 

 


Dog Lovers Will Love This Holiday Ad

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Chip Shot: Whenever you get dressed remember, if you die, that’ll be your ghost outfit forever.

 

Dog Lovers Will Love This John Lewis Holiday Ad

 

 

Buster the Boxer stars in this entertaining holiday ad from John Lewis.

Negotiating Heathrow Airport

 

Having had to negotiate the gigantic expanse of Heathrow airport a few times, I can relate to this festive holiday ad that promotes “Coming Home.” Funny and true.

Tell Me the Newspaper Didn’t See the Double Entendre

Marketing Miscues

 

 

 

Signs that Caught My Glass Eye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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