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#31 of 36 Old 03-20-2010, 02:03 PM
 
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That I should be dissatisfied with the way "my man" looks (or smells?). That I would think that man is better looking, which is the basis for his whole "argument". Or, y'know, how that might make someone's partner or husband feel watching that commercial while sitting next to his partner/wife. "My man" may not look like someone who could be in one of those commercials, but I love the way he looks just as he is.

And then I think about how obvious they're making it, which suggests that they're making fun of that sort of thing (commercials use "sexy people" to sell their crap all the time-- so it's almost like they're just being more honest about it).
I completely get what you're saying. I saw it as satire. The way they throw "sexy people" in your face for everything from Cheerios to hemorrhoid cream. I saw this as poking fun at that and so I found it hilarious.

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Ellen had this guy on her show recently. Very funny!

Here he is!

http://ellen.warnerbros.com/2010/03/...ellen_0311.php

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DH actually showed me this commercial. He loves it more than me! Lol. I think it's hilarious, and no, this man isn't my husband, but we all know that we'd rather be with OUR spouses on a boat or a horse than with this guy, funny as he is.

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This is DH's and my favorite commercial. Every time we see it, we laugh and laugh. Just thinking about it makes me smile.
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I think this is one of the funniest commercials I have seen. Yet I do find it troubling with the in your face humor, that I find kind of sexist. There has been some feminist discussion (bitch magazine or bust maybe?) about whether it is demeaning to women, humorous or not. Also I watched a great interview with the 2 Wieden & Kennedy ad writers, telling how they filmed the whole thing in real time, with sets, not computers, like a single camera take.

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Outstanding!!!



Uh, there is?? Link?

This commercial is stinking HILARIOUS!!! Frankly, I do NOT wish my dh looked like him, but that makes it all the more amusing to me.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Im-on-...e/323353938112

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