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“Unintentionally Hilarious Local Commercial”
Thanks to The Consumerist (one of my favorite blogs), we get “Great Moments In Commercial History.” I give you one of many gems, Don’s Guns:

Who gives a crap about Singaporean two-page spread ads for Legos when this spot is just begging for a pencil?

About Dan Goldgeier

Blogging on AdPulp since 2005, Dan Goldgeier is a Seattle-based freelance copywriter with experience at advertising agencies across the U.S. He is a graduate of the Creative Circus ad school, and currently teaches at Seattle's School of Visual Concepts. In addition, he is a regular columnist for TalentZoo.com. Dan published the best of his TalentZoo.com columns in a book entitled View From The Cheap Seats: A Broader Look at Advertising, Marketing, Branding, Global Politics, Office Politics, Sexual Politics, and Getting Drunk During a Job Interview. Look for it on Amazon in paperback and e-book editions.


  1. Carl LaFong says:

    Best. Commercial. Ever.
    In all seriousness, this spot and the one with the bug-eyed guy rapping about furniture (“It’s just. . . it’s just like a mini-mall. . . mini-mall”) are inifintely more entertaining than most award-winning work from the creative hot shops. I wonder why that is.

  2. Simply delicious. God, the opening two seconds alone is worth the price of admission.

  3. Danny, I love this idea. And I have to add this one to my shortlist:

  4. daveednyc says:

    Awesome. Undeniably, inexplicably awesome… Who knew the local ads in Indianapolis could be so colorful?