January 31st, 2007, 2:41 pm

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do they have the audi slogan Vorsprung der Teknik at the end of all the audi commercials there in the US?

I love that line. 'Progress through technology'. and gives a good hint at the heritage. Alhtough I can imagine for some the German link wouldnt a positive msg...

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February 2nd, 2007, 1:27 pm

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I was thinking about this last night....aren't all commercials selling a fantasy? Whether its driving on the edge of a building, or drinking [insert favorite beer here] and suddenly Kate Walsh appears in front of you, naked, wanting to do all sorts of naughty things to you (or is that just my fantasy?).

The Apple vs. PC commrercials sell a fantasy that the only people using PCs are accountants and programmers. I sure as hell don't turn one dimensional, blue and start dancing around wearing funky clothing when I turn on my iPod. Blue Man Group doesn't pop out of my computer playing the drums splattering me with blue paint when I turn on my Intel based PC.

Isn't it the fantasy that makes a commercial fun? Isn't it a good fantasy that makes me remember the commercial? I can't think of the last commercial I saw that I felt some kind of attachment to that wasn't selling a fantasy of some sort.

February 4th, 2007, 3:09 pm

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Designerly auto humor ... from Peugeot ... ala Bombay.

http://allowe.com/Humor/video/YouFeelBe ... eot206.mpg

... and one for Yo.

http://allowe.com/Humor/video/Citroen,T ... merCar.mpg
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February 4th, 2007, 3:15 pm

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The transformer commercial was filmed in Vancouver.

February 4th, 2007, 8:11 pm

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A period ad for the Citroen DS, an exercise in true 1960s French surrealist presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW-4hWtWA6Q
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