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October 2017 - Posts

Trunk Monkey Ads are Still Hilarious

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Say, “Do I smell popcorn?” right after you fart, so everyone will take a deep breath.

Trunk Monkey One of the Funniest Regional Ad Campaigns Ever 



It’s getting depressingly difficult to find short, effective, entertaining commercials for this blog. So I decided to reach back in my archives to retrieve some of my favorites from the past.

These three 30 second ads are regional ads for Suburban Auto and feature the dealership’s now famous and hilarious, “Trunk Monkey.” Here’s one of my favorites, followed by another, and another.


 

Exotic Car Experience Ad

 

Pretty sure this ad for a Los Vegas company that allows people to experience the thrill of driving exotic cars is offensive to some … but not me.

Poor Marketing

Shouldn’t the guy be lying on the mat?

 

 


 

 


Jeff Dunham's Characters Go Trick or Treating

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Some days you feel like you’re surrounded by idiots. Other days you realize it’s not just some days.

 

Jeff Dunham’s Characters Go Trick or Treating

“Happy Holloweiner!”  Click here to watch Peanut, Bubba, Walter and Achmed go trick or treating.

Bob Newhart’s Puppet on The Big Bang

Here’s a short clip of the puppet Bob Newhart supposedly used on his science show.

Signs That Caught My Glass Eyes

 

 

Note: If "sex" ruins your mascara, you may be doing it wrong.

 

Yeah, that'll work.

 

 Clever Marketing

 

 

 

Well-placed Bud Light billboard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Puppets Teach "Don't Park Like a Jerk"

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Lemonade is made with artificial flavors, but furniture polish is made with real lemons?

 

Puppets Teach “Don’t Park Like a Jerk”

 

In this entertaining and informative video, Johnny T provide tips on how to not park like a jerk!

Clever Marketing?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Ad (Scam)

 

Brilliant way to take advantage of innocent women, I guess.  Below is the modern version.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dale Teaches TV Reporter, Ventriloquism

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Thank you craft breweries for making my drinking problem seem like a cool hobby.

 

Dale Teaches a Reporter Ventriloquism

In this episode of American Conventions, Dale teaches a reporter how to be a ventriloquist. Plus viewers will get a great glimpse of what it’s like to attend the International Ventriloquist Convention. (There's even a cameo by Leslie.)


 


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