When I look at an advertisement, I try to find the real message it holds.

Take, for example, this page. I guess that hot women use the phone, so it must be good. And, wow, they sure are having fun!

For some reason, that image just seemed rather out of place on a page about a cell phone and its specs. Maybe we're supposed to focus on her specs instead?

I dunno... You be the judge.

Posted by jzawodn at February 22, 2003 01:37 AM

Reader Comments
# Steve Friedl said:

So you got something against hot women?

on February 22, 2003 02:02 PM
# George Schlossnagle said:

The message to me is clear: Sanyo phones make your breasts larger. Me, my breast are big enough; I'll stick with Motorola.

on February 22, 2003 02:58 PM
# Ed Finkler said:

So I'm supposed to wasnt to have sex with the phone?

on February 22, 2003 05:35 PM
# noel said:

Mobile hookers?
"Download up to 15 images to use as standby wallpaper."

Is the future of 3G? SPAM with pictures of "(hot) girls that just want to have a good time"?

I can't wait till the day apple comes out with an iPhone featuring latent semantic analysis.


on February 22, 2003 06:43 PM
# Dan Isaacs said:

As a regular reader of http://www.inluminent.com/weblog/ with images on, nothing in the page you linked seemed out of place.

on February 23, 2003 03:51 PM
# kasia said:

hm... so how come nobody has these observations when it's hot-looking-guys holding the phones (or product of the day)

on February 23, 2003 09:04 PM
# Dan Isaacs said:

Perhaps we aren't distracted by hot looking men. Unless it's the one in the mirror.

on February 24, 2003 05:52 AM
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