Helen Keller Sunglasses

Yeah, she was blind and socialist. But the important question is -- can her name help sell sunglasses? A Chinese eyewear company thinks the answer is yes. Which proves, I guess, that the Chinese have become just as adept as us Americans at recycling cultural heroes into hawkers of overpriced crap. (Thanks to Bob Pagani for the link!) Check out the Helen Keller Sunglasses ad below:

     Posted By: Alex - Tue Apr 24, 2012
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products

Take notice that all the actors are round eyes.
Posted by KDP on 04/24/12 at 10:14 AM
Lound eye sell grasses, much good.

Or is that the wong accent?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/24/12 at 10:48 AM
Marketing to the blind (many wear them) would make more sense considering the name.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 04/24/12 at 07:31 PM
I saw that coming, but I am not blind.
Posted by MRD on 04/26/12 at 12:02 AM
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