The Silver Eel

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

IN WHICH THEY SERVE


Whoever did this deserves an award at public expense. Seen in today's Metro, picked up from Bristol Indymedia.

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At 5 February 2007 at 17:06 , Blogger Yvonne said...

That is BRILLIANT! Those ads have been annoying me hugely, so it's good to see a parody of one. And what an apt parody.

 
At 6 February 2007 at 10:07 , Blogger The Silver Eel said...

First-rate, innit? There really should be more of this kind of thing, and there probably is, but the mainstream media so rarely pick up on it. I remember seeing a programme about guerrilla advertising about ten years ago, and it cited the case of some environmentalists in Canada who put out a TV ad on the effects of car culture - right in the middle of that country's equivalent of Top Gear.

 

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