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VO4TA: Satire - or is it?

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VO4TA: Satire - or is it?

 

Links below to two different ads parodying classic commercial styles…

 

First - an Ebay seller’s commercial for a ‘96 Honda that spoofs luxury car commercials.

 

Second - a Cannabis Ad that parodies prescription drug commercials.

 

The interesting thing? They are both for real goods and are therefore are real commercials… But they are still satire, right? Can something be designed explicitly for the purpose intended and still be considered satire? And the voiceovers aren’t that bad. A little rushed on the fair / balance, but still...

 

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