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#16 Ed Waffle

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Posted 08 April 2003 - 03:43 PM

Originally posted by Calliope
As an ESPN watcher, I am not fond of all of the ads, but some are very tongue in cheek.


The only television show I tune in regularly is Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 so I have seen a number of thier ads. What impresses me about ESPN advers is that while they take sports seriously they are frivolously self-referential about themselves.

#17 fendrock

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 06:40 AM

This heard yesterday as part of a radio ad for Boston Ballet's Romeo & Juliet --

[Seeing this performance is..]"The best excuse for waterproof mascara since your first love affair...."

#18 Calliope

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 06:42 AM

ABT's ad campaign is ...well

"They Tear Apart Families, Turn Women into Animals and Poison Heaven"

Makes me want to run out and buy tickets! At least the picutre is nice.

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 10:20 AM

Ranging a little far afield here, but a local modern/jazz company (River North Dance Company) has as its slogan, ""BARE SOULS -- not to mention bare abs."

#20 Ed Waffle

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 12:59 PM

The Michigan Opera Theatre still has ads and slogans that are at least not embarassing.

The next season for example the theme is "Surrender to Love".

The five works and their tags are:

"Masked Ball"..................Fatal Love
"Madame Butterfly".........Unrequited Love
"Pirates of Penzance".....Everlasting Love
"The Magic Flute"............First Love
"The Pearl Fishers".........Forbidden Love

Obviously a bit of mixing and matching could take place--especially since most erotic love in opera is either fatal or forbidden. Or both.

#21 Watermill

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 03:54 PM

Tristan und Isolde would have four out of five!

#22 Calliope

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Posted 07 May 2003 - 05:32 AM

Tobi Tobias didn't like ABT's ads either


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