TV commercials NOT full of misandry

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    I love the new Sprint/Nextel commercials. Hard working guys in a meeting hall communicating with pagers, getting stuff done, fast! But the best has to be the guys using their pagers to load passenger cargo, act as flight attendants and the captain and co-pilot taking off with fireworks fountains on each side of the plane yelling! That is the best. The sexual inuendo and overtones are fantastic. FINALLY commercials that don't show men as stupid, clumsy, inept, pussy-whipped idiots and lets them be MEN! We need more like that.:smile:
     
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    Pecker, that was great. I love commercials. I like them especially when they are completely off the wall. There is another cell commercial about voicemail and no signal. And of course he didn't get the message about putting a frozen turkey in the fryer.
    I wonder how many people have done that exact thing?
     
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    Cooooooooooooool.
    :smile:
     
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    Relax. It's just Marketing 101. Advertising aimed at a female segment will invariably make prospective female consumers feel superior by portraying males as hapless.

    It works both ways to be fair.
     
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    Fact of the matter is that in the last several years it has *not* worked both ways, at least not 50/50. See, for example,

    Spreading Misandry: The Teaching of Contempt for Men in Popular Culture
    by Paul Nathanson and Katherine Young, originally published in 2001.
     
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    It's the Sprint-Roadies commercial I love it. They make parallels between take off and a rock concert. The Sprint Fireman commercial is pretty good too.



    Awww, that's so sweet. :smile:
     
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    Thank you....

    Yes, its true... Modern American culture demonizes and humiliates everything masculine, and portrays women as universally better, smarter, and more ethical.

    And no, a couple of commercials doesn't make up for the past 20 years.

    We have a generation of young men raised to accept that they are shits and nothing they can do will convince women otherwise...

    So, of course, they behave like shits... why not? the condemned man might as well be guilt of the crime.
     
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    For the record, I'm against gender stereotyping of EITHER gender, in commercials and elsewhere. It irritates me to no end.
     
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    Wish I'd thought of this when I was a young fella.
     
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    Do you want me to tell you what a ballet leotard smells like after an hour or so of sweating in it?:eek:
     
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    Yeah, I really admire that metaphoric shadow of the airliner climbing the Trans America Pyramid, echoing the path of a tongue tracing its ascent up the column of my dick. :tongue:
     
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    Yep. If you're an immature thoughtless pig, might as well play the role. What's ironic is it's gotten so bad girls actually find it attractive.
     
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    very sexy commercial! I love the shadow of the plane going up the TransAmerica tower. I almost shot off watching it! :biggrin1:
     
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