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August 2017 - Posts

Funny "Parent" Ad that Parents Can Relate To

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: I saw a kid riding a bike and he was wearing shin guards, knee pads, elbow pads wrist guards and a helmet. Listen, if you can’t survive a bike fall, you aren’t supposed to be here.

 

 

Funny “Parent” Ad

 

This commercial for Coca Cola titled “Parent” is both funny and poignant.

Questionable Marketing

 

Waxing Salon.

Entertaining Vintage Ads

 

Surprise! This bright idea was from a Milwaukee-based company.

 

Anyone remember Goetz Malt Liquor?

 

“Straight teeth and legs,” … and “Willing to retire between the ages of 30-32 to take on the greater complexities of marriage.”

 

 

 


Brian Haner (Guitar Guy) Narrates Daughter's Makeup Video

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Chip Shot: We should celebrate Lance Armstrong’s accomplishments. When I was on drugs I couldn’t even find my bike.

 

Brian Haner Narrates Daughter’s Makeup Video

 

 

Okay, this is funny. Our friend Brian Haner, musician, comedian, author and familiar to some as “Guitar Guy” who toured with Jeff Dunham, did this voice over for one of his daughter’s makeup videos.

Brian is as nice as he is funny. Here’s his Bio on Wikipedia.  I found it real interesting that a year before finishing high school, Brian got a summer job touring with Sam the Sham and Pharaohs, best known for their hit songs Woolly Bully and Little Red Riding Hood.

More Vintage Sexist Ads

 

 Interesting copy writing in this Hardee's ad. 

 

 

 Questionable Marketing

 

 

Pinocchio Appears in Wood Primer Ad … But Again, Receives no Compensation

 

 


 

10 Reasons Why it Sucks to be a Yankee Fan

 

 

 

From Glove and Boots, ten funny reasons why it sucks to be a Yankee fan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bergen's Brilliance

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: I finally figured out what I want to be when I’m older … younger.

Bergen’s Brilliance

 

There was a brilliance in the simplicity of Edgar Bergen’s ventriloquist/comedic style. Here’s an excellent example, from an appearance on Johnny Carson.

Marketing Miscues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

They may want to consider changing their logo ... 

Hilarious “Slapstick” in Mario’s Word of the Week

 

 

 

Mario hilariously learns the meaning of “slapstick” in this week’s word of the week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Don't Be a Dummy With Go Fund Mes

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: I don’t mind going to work. But the 8 hour wait to go home is bullsh%$.

 

Don’t Be a Dummy … With Go Fund Mes

In this funny 2 minute video Johnny T explains how some people are ruining Gofundme for normal people.

 Darci's Winning Performance

 

In case you missed this phenomenal young lady on AGT, here is her latest, winning performance.  

Funny Ad for Carlsberg Export

 

The Danish Border Patrol guys hate to see Carlsberg Export leave their country. So they do this

Signs that Caught My Glass Eye

 

 

Braille instructions for a mirror?

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Distracted Driving

 

 

 

These car insurance ads demonstrate that while driving, men and women’s minds aren’t always on the road.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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