Once upon a time, back in the 1970s, an advertising copywriter had a brilliant idea: Let’s use famous former slave/abolitionist Frederick Douglass in an ad for Afro Sheen! And the rest is history (which you can see below).
(Note: In fairness, perhaps Frederick Douglass would care about the state of someone’s natural. But that does not mitigate the somewhat unusual effect of this ad.)
Trust the Defense Department to come up with a truly novel way to warn people against the dangers of venereal disease. Here’s the (taxpayer-funded, of course) cartoon starring . . . Count Spirochete! (He hangs in out your penis! He goes into a woman’s vagina! He’s bad!)
We realizing putting in eye drops can be a difficult and confusing thing. There’s so much involved, like, you know, tilting your head back … and squeezing the bottle … and, well, other apparently easy-to-forget-steps judging by the guy in the video.
Take the husband of the Finnish president Tarja Halonen, Princess Mary of Denmark and her arresting cleavage, and put them side by side at a state banquet and what have you got? This not-so-subtle example of ogling in high places …