A briefing on stuff you're interested in, but too embarrassed to admit. October 14, 2009
Boys to Men: Peddling adult entertainment to the not-so-adult
Here at LookinGood, we pay attention to 3P advertising (Products,
Processes and Plastic Surgery) for our readers. I am particularly
amused by those promotions that involve reducing men to sex
symbols. It is easy on the eyes, and brings a smile to my face to see
men being judged solely for their looks. Women endure it each day, but
more and more pressure is being put on the boys. Today, however, I do
Parfums de Coeur has launched a controversial video ad so provocative, even MySpace won't run it.
Now before your hot, moist hand goes flying for the link above to
see the video, hear me out. Only someone between the ages of 16 and 23
would think the video was anything but cheesy. But that is exactly the
group they're looking for. The problem is that they are promoting the
contest to boys who are underage or barely out of their junior jockeys. Read on.