I thought I was suffering from depression once. Turned out, I was simply surrounded by idiots.
Difference in class?
3 ads made over a 15 year period is not much to go on. Perhaps you just don't see the bad ones that are made in Europe.
I know there are plenty of crap ads on TV. I used to work for an agency that was proud that they created about 5,000 TV ads a year with a crew of 16.
But here's an array of 10 created in the U.S. Ad Week, Top-10 commercials, Sept 14-21.
Of course, no commercials might be even better.
Nando's ads from S. Afica are some of the best Ive seen.
Awww, c'mon. God bless America!
This is one of my favorite commercials of all time.
If you lived in California/Arizona/whereeverelsetheywere back in the '80s you had the glory of Federated commercials
Vern Fonk gets close to that kinda perfection at times.
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