Got this mailer for one of those financial advisors offering a webinar to help with retirement. I ask you: Why would I give my money to a guy who has gaping rectangular holes in his head!? WHY!?!?
Yes, yes we know it’s supposed to be the Nasdaq building in Times Square.
But it is also your face on a building with GAPING RECTANGULAR HOLES IN YOUR HEAD!!
Maybe they were saving money on modeling fees and just went to the local morgue?
For those following along, this is Part 2. For Part 1, go here
This was actual dialogue recorded from the photoshoot for the 2011 Spring/Summer Uline catalogue photoshoot:
Fred: “Find somethin’ heavy to put in front of the wood crates. This is goin’ on the cover.”
Phil: “Huh? Ahh…throw a cinder block in there!”
Fred: “Cinder block!? Find something nice!”
Phil: “Nice?! Who cares!! Just put anything there!”
Fred: “Hey what about this beaver!!”
Fred: “You said, ‘Anything!!'”
The reason you can’t see below his shoulders is because this is a mug shot and he’s holding up his booking ID.
For this page of the Skymall catalog, the editors figured:
“Let’s put all these together…just get ’em out of the way. They’re all kind of related, right?”
For another example of Sky Mall Body Shaming, go here.
The B&W photo.
Just the neck and the nose.
The cryptic headline.
This isn’t an ad for a shave. This mob guy is about to get his throat slit.