AdWatch: Boobies Can Sell Anything!
Happy Monday everyone!
Like my grandpa used to say – or at least I imagine him saying – there’s no wrong time to see a pair of bouncing boobies, especially when it comes to advertising. It’s the first lesson they teach in advertising class: Sex sells everything! But since you can’t show full penetration in network TV, you have to settle for showing boobies!
Trying to sell an icebox to an Eskimo? Strap a pair of boobs on ‘em. Need to sell a pager to anyone who was born after 1985? Throw some boobs on ‘em. Looking to sell some dildos to a porn star? Put some boobs on ‘em. (Well, maybe that last example doesn’t work since they already have boobs of their own.) And so with that in mind, along with a tip o’ the hat to the fantastic Copyranter, I present to you the following advertisement for Nissan:
And … sold!
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.