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Follies of the Madmen #234





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Message: it helps to be crazy if you want to drink Gold Spot.

More info here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Nov 10, 2014 | Comments (6)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages, India

Refreshment on the Job



The economy that soda built.

Vegetarian Water


The makers of the Prestige LifeStraw water filter claim that their filter is so good that it produces "vegetarian water."

Prestige LifeStraw uses Ultra filtration with hollow fibre technology that physically REMOVES all virus, bacteria and Cysts, leaving only pure and Vegetarian water with NO germs, dead or alive in it. This is termed as VEGETARIAN water.
Posted By: Alex | Date: Mon Jun 30, 2014 | Comments (18)
Category: Vegetarians and Vegans, Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Fresh-Up Freddie

Disney characters have touted much merch. But rarely has the studio designed a character expressly as a corporate spokesman. The exception is Fresh-Up Freddie for 7-Up.

But what a godawful mess he was, all over the stereotype map.

In this non-embeddable commercial Freddie is manic like Woody Woodpecker or Daffy Duck. Then he does a Maurice Chevalier imitation. There are real humans and teenybopper birds.



Still manic, but now he's also a "teenager" Fred Astaire.



Some kind of socialite William Powell/Richie Rich.



Texas oil baron.



Now he talks like Speedy Gonzalez, as a bullfighter.



Cowboy.



And last but not least, Freddie has a sex change.


Soda Drinker Pro

Soda Drinker Pro is the premier in software in the first person soda drinking genre. Experience what it’s truly like to drink a soda at the beach, in the park, and even… in SPACE!!!
With Soda Drinker Pro, you don’t need to have a soda in hand to experience a soda in your mind.

Soon to be available for the Xbox One! More details at sodadrinkerpro.com.

Posted By: Alex | Date: Thu Apr 17, 2014 | Comments (7)
Category: Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Videogames and Gamers

Mr. Q. Cumber

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Some WU-vie sample this and tell me what it tastes like, please. I myself am scared to try.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Apr 17, 2014 | Comments (21)
Category: Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Vegetables

COKE TIME with Eddie Fisher



"Product placement? What product placement?"

The lowdown from Wikipedia.

Follies of the Madmen #215



Does anyone under the age of fifty even know who Felix the Cat is anymore? Having a character born in 1919 as your "hip" cartoon representative seems a somewhat dubious move to me. And Felix is only onscreen for like a millisecond.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Jan 26, 2014 | Comments (9)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and other Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Cats, 1910's
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