Wednesday, May 30, 2012

I'm Sending You an Eye Roll, Verizon

You know, nothing makes me want to buy a cell phone more than a little gender stereotyping. Around mother's day, Verizon featured this commercial which shows a mom and daughter reduced to blubbering incoherent mess to the point of needing subtitles, at the prospect of living 4.2 miles apart.

It got on my last nerve. But now we have a nice "dads and grads" follow up which depicts a father and son who have such an emotionally stunted relationship that they're incapable of actually expressing how they feel, so we, again, require subtitles.


I guess at least Verizon is making sure they offend everyone, right? Oh wait? That's not a good thing you say? Huh. Who knew?

1 comment:

  1. ads like these infuriate me... there ARE SO MANY!!


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