Thursday, October 30, 2008

Black & white


Why must they always use a black person to represent licorice/dark chocolate in Italian advertisements?

4 comments:

erin :: the olive notes said...

ha! love that observation.

Emmina said...

Like the Ringo boys!!! Black hand + white hand = chocolate and vanilla biscuit!!
I heard an ad on the radio yesterday that went something like this: "Green...trees, grass, countryside. Blue....the sea, the sky. Black.... the night, Obama....

Miss Expatria said...

They always use black people in the most blatant ways in advertising. It's so backwater. BTW, will be in Rome in December, GET READY.

Romerican said...

Erin- It's everywhere!

Emmina- Are you serious?! They really said that?? Oh my....

Miss E- Noooooo, I will be stateside by December! I was so eager to meet my new unknown best friend :( Maybe next time??