OR The Power of Red & Black in Advertising. The “Temptation” ad from my previous blog inspired this. Since the beginning of advertising the “creative mind” has literally banked on fear and nothing has changed. The all ever popular soap commercials of radio, that led to the soap commercials for soap operas on TV, are steeped in fear. Yes of course we need and use soap for cleaning things we use daily and our personal hygiene, however it’s the way the message is shaped.
“She’s the Godmother of them all…The Baddest One-Chick Hit Squad that ever hit town!” So promised the 1973 promotional poster for the American International Pictures release of Coffy; whose star was a luscious afro-sporting, gun toting, buxom Nubian princess named Pam Grier.
Being one of the smartest blondes in Hollywood since Marilyn Monroe, FUNKY; Nailing UCLA for leaking her medical records and taking credit for California law being changed due to a security breach, TOO FUNKY; Doing your own documentary on your life as your body slowly succumbs to cancer before E! does a True Hollywood Story, FUNKALICIOUS!