"Hey skinny! …yer ribs are showing!"A classic advertisement from Charles Atlas
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Click image to enlarge "The deeper problems connected with advertising come less from the unscrupulousness of our ‘deceivers’ than from our pleasure in being deceived, less from the desire to seduce than from the desire to be seduced."
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This Nestle’s Kit Kat candy bar deceptively functions as a bench.
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Real is real.
Alexis Lloyd created a fake ad generator that randomly combines words from advertising and photos from Flickr. Continue reading “Create fake advertising with the touch of a button”
"To think that the effects of advertising, such a potent environment in any industrialized country, could be limited to economics, is as absurd as assuming that the effects of a hot climate upon a culture could be limited to tropical diseases." – William Kuhns
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