You really don’t need an ad to convince someone to have a drink. Drugs sell themselves. When it comes to advertising alcohol, companies used to highlight the product’s qualities, but then they ditched that, in favor of focusing on people the consumer could identify with. Now it’s just horses farting in a chicks’ faces. What happened?
Today, comedian Sean Flannery joins us to talk about the strange history of advertising booze- How companies went from bragging their beer was the cheapest, to using hunks and athletes to sell their brand.
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- Bruce Willis sings!
- When you’re having more than one.
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