MAA blast from the past – Heineken ‘The Blues’

There are lots of current reasons why we won’t see an ad like this again. There’s another in the series that would have absolutely no chance. From Lowe Howard-Spink in 1992.

The trouble with funny is you almost inevitably end up offending someone, sometime. Has social media (among other more important factors) killed off jokes?

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Stephen is a former editor of Marketing Week and London Evening Standard advertising columnist. He wrote City Republic for Brand Republic and is a partner in communications consultancy The Editorial Partnership.

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    “The trouble with funny is you almost inevitably end up offending someone, sometime. Has social media (among other more important factors) killed off jokes?”

    It must be tough, finding things to laugh at with the weight of all that white male privilege on your poor little shoulders…

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    Sure is

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