by Katrocket from Rocketradio
Only 23 more shopping days until Christmas, and we're waist-deep in holiday commercials, arguably the worst kind of commercial an agency will ever be asked to make. Competition is fierce, and companies are desperate for your hot cash injection (especially during a recession). They will stop at nothing to persuade you to buy things you can't afford, so the Baby Jesus can guilt you into giving those things away to other people.
My goal for FTA this month is to write twelve posts about Christmas ads, but given my fear of commitment, holidays, and the Partridges, this idea is likely ill-conceived.
On the first day of Christmas, FTA gives to you: A Reality Check
Sometimes men believe that the awesomest gift they can buy for their special lady is lingerie, since it should logically lead them to a hidden prize showcase in the bedroom. Not so.
This agency should be fired for convincing men that women want this:
And this agency should be highly commended for revealing the truth: