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.
The Museum Of Marketing Madness
Curating, skewering and roasting the worst of advertising to comic perfection
The world may be in terrible shape.
Covid has altered the globe.
The Middle East is a mess.
Our system of democracy is teetering.
But the Oreo Aisle (formerly the “Cookies and Crackers Aisle”) is a Reason To Celebrate.
And what better way to celebrate than Lady Gaga Oreos?
In case you were wondering what a Lady Gaga Oreo tastes like, there’s some subtle indications on the package.
Why of course! It’s inspired by … uh … is that a clump of pubic hair? What the hell is that saying. OH SURE! Gaga’s latest album or concert or cause or song or video or dress or cookie … Chromatica.
And what does Chromatica spelled with pubic hair taste like? Pink colored golden green creme stuff cookie thing crap. Say it with me now:
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As I noted in my additional comment on this Instagram post, if you ask “why?” it’s because it was a Pre-Covid Big Budget Blockbuster which cost HBO Max parent Warner Brothers $978 million to make and should have raked in $37 billion had it only been released in theaters but it wasn’t so they’re basically saying,
“Can you watch this again so we can feel like our email campaign has some effect and maybe we win a few dozen subscribers for $9.99 a month … pretty please?”
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Instagram messed up my carefully crafted image so here’s the thing in All Its Annotated Glory: