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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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I'm 85 and I Want to Go Home

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Being kissed while you are asleep is one of the purest signs of love...unless you are in prison.

Chip’s Memes

 

Never buy a dog when you’re drunk. 

 

 

A guy finally found it.


When you’re both ugly.

Marketing Miscues

 

 

 

I have no idea what they sell here, but I'm not buying.

 

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If You Don’t Know Me by Now …

 

Amstel Beer says, “If you don’t know me by now …,” in this entertaining ad.

I’m 85 and I Want to Go Home

 

The subject of this ad is serious, but the ad itself is hilarious. I think I saw quite a few of Dale’s friends in the background.

 

 

 


Yet More Funny Signs that Caught My Glass Eyes

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer.
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Chip Shot: I have Kleptomania. When it gets really bad, I take something for it.

In Marketing it’s Important to “Think Big”

 

 

Signs That Caught My Glass Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of this guy’s holiday lawn decorations were stolen from his front yard. So he replaced them with photos of the thief.

Vintage Advertising

This ad is for Listerine … but also for 25 cent Shaving Cream? By the way, Listerine was originally sold as a hair tonic. I have no idea who was brave enough to first gargle with that nasty stuff.

 

 

I got nothin …

 

 

 

If only that cheap bastard dad of mine had purchased life insurance I could buy those skates!

 

 

 

"Easy terms," for $9.95? And money back if not satisfited ... of course you'll be dead, so ....

 

 

 

 

 


Apparently "Good Old Days" Were Not That Good

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Stop encouraging everyone to go to college. There’s not enough parking.

Vintage Ads Prove the “Good Old Days” Were not ThatGood

 

 

 

Tunies were tuna wieners in a can … yum, yum!

 

 

 

“Papa says it won’t hurt us,” says the little girl who is playing with an Inver Johnson Revolver in her bed. Still the manufacturer points out that “they shoot straight and kill.”

 

 

 

Believe it or not, this is an ad for Eichler, a home builder that supposedly designed homes that gave privacy to every member of the family … including the kid above, I guess.

 

 

“A double header hit with daddy” has so many potential double entendres that I’m just going to move on.

 

Acme Beer. I wonder if that’s the beer Wile E. Coyote drank when he went to the opera?

 

 

 

Want to get rid of depression … get hammered on Phosferine Wine.

Signs That Caught My Glass Eyes

 

 

In case of fire, heave your enormous penis over the window ledge and climb down the ladder.

 

Good name? Bad name? Stupid logo that has nothing to do with the name?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Is That My Toothbrush?

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Chip Shot: You are never completely useless. You can always serve as a bad example.

Creative Marketing

 

 

 

Church Signs

 

 

 


Real Products??

 

 

I guess if Dump Cakes are real …

 

  

Is That My Toothbrush?

 

 

THIS IS TEST 


Here’s a funny 20 second spot for Certified Preowned BMWs. The very last line is the funniest.

 

 

 

 

 


 


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