Telly’s power to sell things is well documented.
But it’s ability to stop you buying things is today’s new trend.
Funnily enough, it’s not the bad telly that does this. Bad telly still sells things. Nor is it the good telly. Only the exceptionally amazing, once in a lifetime, culture defining national telly event – known in the trade as the really really good telly – has the power to stop you buying things.
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Who’s the most popular comedian in Taiwan?
Is it Chen Han Dian, i hear you answer?
Ok, then it must be Patrick Li?
Sorry, wrong again. It’s Jackie Wu. He has a STARCOUNT of 511.
Can i have another go? Something a bit easier?
OK. Closer to home. What’s the most popular brand in Italy?
Nope. It’s Nutella. STARCOUNT of 7087. Ferrari is number two with a STARCOUNT of 5852. And close behind it in third is, wait for it…Ferrero Rocher, (5718). Read more on What’s your STARCOUNT score?…
It’s nice to see that ambient media is back. I haven’t encountered a branded tube train for years. I applaud this return to retro, late ’90’s media innovation. Branded curry lids and urinal stickers will be this summer’s media planning must-haves. Read more on THIS IS ANALOGUE LONDON. CALLING AT ALL STATIONS TO NOTTING HILL….
It’s official. the second summer of baggy is coming. A cultural commentator over at the Guardian has decreed it. What with The Stone Roses reforming and The Happy Monday’s touring with the Inspiral Carpets, something’s afoot.
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Anyone old enough to remember all the excitement that was caused by the Rabbit?
No. Not that Rabbit – although admittedly that one has created lots of excitement for lots of people, especially Sex in the City characters.
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