405 Persuasion Fail

 
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By Terry O'Reilly CBC. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Search the words “Commercial Fail” on YouTube, and you quickly learn that advertising mishaps are funny, bizarre, and prolific. This week, Terry O’Reilly takes a break from his customary celebration of great advertising, and offers a tour of some of the great train wrecks of his industry. From Burger King’s disastrous “Where’s Herb”, to a lesser-known, and spectacularly unsuccessful margarine commercial featuring- yes- Eleanor Roosevelt.

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