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Shelley Munro
July 7th, 2008, 05:49 PM
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The following ad for Cadbury appeared on our television just over a week ago. The gorilla caught my attention quickly followed by the music. I watched the entire ad, spellbound, even though I had no idea what it was advertising. I think it was the combination of the lifelike gorilla playing the drums and the awesome Phil Collins soundtrack. I even mentioned the ad to hubby. Whenever it plays, I stop to watch. Here’s the link to the ad from youtube.


Today I went to itunes’ New Zealand store to download a couple of songs. I’d decided to download the Phil Collins song as well. I couldn’t remember the name but figured I’d find it with a search. I didn’t have to search. Other New Zealanders had the same thought as me and the song is currently at #2 on the top ten songs downloaded from itunes. Such is the power of advertising.

This made me think, so here’s a note to the writers of the Grey’s Anatomy series. Don’t you think it’s time to feature something regarding erotic romance in your show? I have the perfect books for your characters to read. Good plot, great characters. Well written. You can use them for free in your show. Email me and we’ll talk…

July 8th, 2008, 08:29 AM
good luck with that Shelley not sure it will work but there's no harm in trying

July 8th, 2008, 10:32 PM
That was a neat ad Shelley. Good luck with the books and plots. Who knows, maybe they'll listen. :biggrin:

Shelley Munro
July 9th, 2008, 05:23 AM
The ad is fun, isn't it? Product placement is worth big money these days. Ah, if only I had a few contacts. :)