Thursday, June 17, 2010

Pissed Off One

Dear Volkswagen,
Your current ad campaign resurrecting the Slug Bug/Punch Buggy concept is very cute. The SuperBowl ad featuring Stevie Wonder made me laugh out loud. I spent many childhood hours sucker punching my brother or rubbing my arm in the back seat. So kudos to you for an effective blend of nostalgia, humor, and brand identification.

But for placing your ads on Nick Jr - and thereby teaching my children to beat the crap out of each other while howling "BLUE ONE!" - I hope you die in a fire.

Slowly.

Love,
Lumpyhead's Mom

P.S. You know what Nick Jr? Fuck you for this, too.

6 comments:

Paulo Cristo said...

Now, i liked your intro very much. Very amusing, indeed. Sorry about my english, but that's the best I can do. by the way, I'm portuguese and I read your blog when clicking on the randomizing "next blog" link, on your blog header.
Keep taking you life with poker and beer, there's not much more then that. From the starting blog http://paulocristo.blogspot.com/

Sarah, Goon Squad Sarah said...

Also, the punching game is only for the Beetles. You don't punch someone when you see a Passat. Sheesh.

kagemom69 said...

Totally with you on this one...especially since my kids can reach me while I'm driving and slug me!!! WTF?

De in D.C. said...

Amen Sarah! It's been a multi-week process trying to explain that to my 9yo - after all, what do his paaaaaaarents know compare to the all-mighty commercial?

I think he finally ceded when both his dad and I started beating up on him cause we can spot a VW a mile away and he doesn't know anything in their fleet other than the bug ;)

Kathy at Wellness Roadtrip said...

Yeah...and since when do ALL VWs count in the punch-buggy game?? It is only suppose to be the bugs..stupid game.

My boys have moved on to the Banana car game...yelling out "BANANA" everytime they see any yellow car. I can usually win though since I'm in the front.

ThePinkInHisWorldOfCamo said...

This is cute and I SO AGREE!!