Hey America. 100 Words has been too lazy to write, I mean on hiatus lately, so here's a report card on the endangered species we call Ye Olde Televisione Commerciale.
The 12 readers of this blog know I love Goodby, but I find this ad fundamentally dishonest. What, the old fat guy didn't notice 5 cameras standing around filming him, not to mention a bunch of ad jerks like me drinking Starbucks and eating craft-service taquitos? How again was this spontaneous? C.
Every time I do a dialogue commercial I think ‘I’m never doing a dialogue commercial again’, because actors can’t act it, directors can’t direct it and writers like me can’t write it. This proves I was wrong. A.
Aaron Rodgers is doing the WWF-belt thing a lot less this year. Maybe because I said it was beneath him last year when he was doing it after every score. Docked a half-point because I couldn’t understand what the guy with the cheesehead was saying at the end until I’d seen it about six times. A-.
Old school, but sometimes old school is so old school it’s new school. State Farm’s work is getting a lot more interesting. PS How'd they get Adrian Brody? B.
These people all need to be killed. And to steal a line from Bob Winter, how embarrassing for those cars. D.