A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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What’s the Difference Between Coke and Pepsi - Mental Floss

What’s the Difference Between Coke and Pepsi - Mental Floss | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered the difference between Coke and Pepsi? We break it down for you on MentalFloss.com.
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MediaPost Publications Not Everyone's Thrilled By Michael Jackson's Commercial Re-Run 05/04/2012

MediaPost Publications Not Everyone's Thrilled By Michael Jackson's Commercial Re-Run 05/04/2012 | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

Not Everyone's Thrilled By MJ's Commercial Re-Run - 05/04/2012... by Thom Forbes

 

"Michael Jackson is hardly the first celebrity who has posthumously sung the praises of a brand but one wonders exactly what the folks at Pepsi are thinking in enlisting a dead man to endorse a product that has been perennially in pursuit of a new generation since 1963.

Ad Age’s Natalie Zmuda broke the story about Pepsi’s deal with the late singer’s estate, which will coincide with the 25th anniversary of the release of the “Bad” album, more than a month ago but Pepsi made a formal announcement yesterday. That has media outlets from TMZ.com to the Wall Street Journal to Entertainment Weekly wagging about the implications.

"It's like the dead is dancing to sell your product," Scott Lerman, CEO of Lucid Brands tells the Journal’s Mike Esterl and Suzanne Vranica...."

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Pepsi Ads, 1950s - Retronaut

Pepsi Ads, 1950s - Retronaut | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

The fine art of Staying Lovely..oh it's because of Pepsi

Aren't today's People wonderful?

Such fun to be with

The Sociables prefer Pepsi

Picture of Poise

Modern refreshment is Lght Refreshment

 

oh the headlines!

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