Prime Day is Amazon stretching social engineering tactics to make us think it’s actually Christmas in June and “we must shop.” But hyping a “Final Trailer” for a movie is like getting us to buy the box for the thing — without the thing.
“What the hell? If we get just a few more customers wandering in because they think we’re Whole Foods, it’ll be worth getting the name.”
I guess that ol’ hip flask model is just not cool anymore
Just because you fill this with 8oz of booze doesn’t mean you’re carrying around an entire PUB in your POCKET
My favorite: the lil’ gang of miscreants tucked in the upper right-hand corner.
Got this mailer for one of those financial advisors offering a webinar to help with retirement. I ask you: Why would I give my money to a guy who has gaping rectangular holes in his head!? WHY!?!?
Yes, yes we know it’s supposed to be the Nasdaq building in Times Square.
But it is also your face on a building with GAPING RECTANGULAR HOLES IN YOUR HEAD!!
Apple’s advertising used to be a little more sophisticated but this is just feeble.
“Dude … our stuff is SOOO cool we show a picture of the BACK of it and people friggin buy!”
Marketing Skeptic: “I bet you can’t make toilet paper hip.”
Marketing Guru: “I can make blood soaked gauze that covers scabs cool!”
Marketing Skeptic: “I dare you!”
Marketing Guru: “Watch me!”
Admit it. You don’t even know what it is but you want to buy it because the graphics are cool.
With prices like these, you’ll be slashing your wrists just to use them!
When you’re ready to blow 10 to 13 dollars on band aids, everything is insane.
Much to critique and demolish here … join me!
I get that the message here is WATERMELON RED fruity healthy upbeat happy. But that shampoo bottle looks a little too much like a yogurt drink, right?
And while they’re throwing COLORS did anyone stop to think what color represents “Yes” and which “No.” Red/Green = Stop/Go, right? Yes, no? Not really, sorta.
Rice Starch: “Yes AND Green!”
Silicones:”No AND Green!”
Plumping: “Yes AND Red!”
What is Plumping: “Yes!!
Columns to organize information: WTF?! No but YES!!!
And finally. how did Halloween colors and costumes get mixed up in here? And why is Drew Barrymore wearing a bumble bee costume? Is it Fall already?! Summer’s over???
The window display of the Loft store at one of the most prominent locations on planet earth, 42nd and Broadway, should make a strong impression.
But what is this? It looks … hmm … can’t really see much on display here.
Well now wait a second, there is SOMETHING.
Yes it’s a Windows Error in the Window.
Somehow, the message doesn’t seem that positive to me. 21 days … and I have to use your product?? Can I just buy it without saying I’m using it?
Obviously, “slide” is such a much cooler word than “clump and seal” so why not highlight it??