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June 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #1053
i find most television commercials boring. most everything else on television is also boring, but thatʹs another matter. anyway, every now and then an idea for a tv ad pops into my head, something different from the rest of the crap out there. maybe i missed my callingʔ i should have been an ad writer. <ǃ-- s:roll: --><ǃ-- s:roll: -->hereʹs this morningʹs idea…_______[scence: the arctic. a dog sled moves through snowy tundra. sounds of yapping dogs. a figure is riding on the back of the sled, clad in a traditional eskimo parka. the sled approaches a hut made of skins, we can see meat drying on racks outside. the eskimo stops the sled and enters the hut. an old eskimo inside the hut stands, greets him.]hut eskimo (talking in native language, subtitled at bottom): “welcome.”[both sit on the floor, hut eskimo returns to working with skins. all is quiet except for the wind. long pause.]hut eskimo, slowly pointing (native language, subtitled): “what have you got thereʔ”sled eskimo holds up a brightly colored, insulated plastic mug, and nods (in english): “french roast. sumatran.”hut eskimo smiles, nods. after a moment brings up a similar mug in other bright colors (in english): “ethiopian decaf.” in native language (subtitled): “the wife thinks i need to slow down.”both nod.pan back from outside of hut. sounds of wind and dogs. insert coffee company logo here and narration.© 2006June 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9222
yup, you missed your calling. iʹd love to do things like that, but the ideas never pop in my head. mJune 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9223
looks like glenn needs more to do at palmer.June 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9224
yeah, donʹt you have a broken jeroboam ukase niberlung kiang-scope that needs working on.June 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9225
iʹll have you know that all my junk-scopes are working great, thank you very much, except for the ones that arenʹt.geeze, you try to show your creative side and waddaya get…next week: my alter-ego as a hack bloggerJune 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9226
nah, glenn, forget the junk scope and stick to advertising. you have a talent. if we ever end up in the same place at the same time again, iʹll help you film them. mikeJune 14, 2009 at 6:58 am #9227
etheopian decaf–too funnyǃ
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