Yes, I Know: I Recently Posted This. “Every (Rare) Once In A While I See Something On TV That ‘Moves’ Me.”

This Commercial Moved Me–Gave Me Hope–Made Me Misty-Eyed. Almost Cried.

I Am A Hopeless Romantic

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I have been re-watching “Mad Men”–Most are familiar with the show.

For those who have been living under a rock for the past two decades,:

The series is all about Madison Avenue.

Advertising in The Sixties.

Anyway,

This ‘commercial’

is

Brilliant!

It actually brought a tear to my eye

(See below about how sorry I feel for myself for not taking the time to have a daughter)

Credit: Vanguard

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One More “Daughter-Related” Brilliantly done Commercial

“Roots and Wings”

Vid Share Cred: G7 Entertainment Marketing

Artist:  Miranda Lambert

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An aside:

Damnit! I wish I had a daughter!

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The Commercial Copywriters of the above were obviously inspired by this classic Ben E. King:

Spanish Harlem

And Yes It is Not Lost On Me That

“Rose” is Metaphor for a Woman

Just like “The Yellow Rose of Texas”

I have a little left of my brain

Y’all

Cred for Vid: John1948OneD

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I should have worked in advertising.

Pretty sure I would have been good / great at it.

I understand how it ‘works’

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P. T. Barnum:

“There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute”

(Barnum Never Actually Said That. It is Apocryphal)

Content Creator Cred: Professor Buzzkill

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Lance in an alternate life/universe:

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Bonus Material For Reference:

Yellow Rose of Texas

(Originally Written Circa 1850)

I am a Romantic SAP

(Which was actually about a very beautiful half-black slave girl–put that in yer pipe)

Smoke it!

Vid Cred: Lane Brody

Artists: Johnny Lee & Lane Brody

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