Archive for July 10th, 2006

Folgers TV Commercials

Monday, July 10th, 2006

has started featuring a coffee commercial targeted at those for whom the morning is the absolutely worst time of the day. The surreal ad features a mob of yellow Happy Morning People invading a town and annoying late-risers (from kiint at ):

By contrast, check out this breath-takingly sexist 50s-era Folgers commercial (from pkeener at YouTube):

I mean, really, bee-atch, if you can’t make a decent cup of coffee, what good are you? By the 70s, the sexism has been toned down but is still laboring under the illusion that it’s possible to make a decent cup of coffee using Folgers, Mountain Grown or not (from Dan40 at YouTube):

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