Tag: Stephanie Courtney
Flo & Co Vs The LiMu Emu: Proof Comedy IS Hard
When you watch as much cable news as I do, you watch a lot of ads. A lot of the same ads – for the same products – with recurring casts of characters. I could do a long, loud riff on Big Pharma’s constant pitching at us, but that’s for another time. One of the…
In The TV Ad Wars, Progressive’s “Flo” Kicks “Doug” (And His Emu’s) Butt – Fight Me!
If you’re a regular consumer of cable TV news, you’re also a consumer of all the ads the news channels run in a constant, mind-numbing cycle. Big Pharma and Big Insurance own the bulk of the real estate; at least, that’s how it feels inside my head. Big Pharma’s “slice-of-life” ads beg to be satirized,…