While watching the ICC World Cup 2011, I also saw a lot of commercials. A lot of really crappy commercials. Commercials that made no sense. Commercials that made me want to hide from everybody who knew I was in advertising.
Actually, whenever I tell somebody I’m in advertising I get a dirty look, a look that says: Oh! So you’re the one I want to claw to death every time I try to watch some TV. And it’s scary. And also slightly hurtful. I mean hey, it’s not just our fault. The clients want us to make crap. In fact a lot of times a lot of those really horrid ads that you see, have come from a very rich client’s mind. And the only reason we give in, is because we just want our pets to lead a healthy well-nourished life. Isn’t that why the whole world has jobs. Continue reading “Without advertising, something terrible happens… nothing”