||[Jan. 21st, 2008|09:58 am]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Taking My Goldfish to the Pub, which is an advert for Goldfish cards - see meandmygoldfish.com or something like that for further details according to the poster. Now, I know all that stuff about heroes selling out and doing advertising is largely hokum, but from the man who gave us - and even if he didn't personally write this bit, his name is on it - this in The Young Ones:I noticed this morning that one of the advertising hoardings near Finsbury Park station currently has a poster on it with a short piece of prose by Rik Mayall called |
I was drinking something poofy,
and the girl just looked straight through me,
so I had a pint of Hawk,
and now she's gonna screw me.
a credit card advert is just a little disspiriting. It was a little disappointing to see Jo Neary turn up at the weekend in a Nationwide advert, but I imagine she hasn't got a vast country estate that she can ride quad bikes round, so cynicism born of my rapidly approaching middle age can allow me to say "Meh", and pretend that as the Nationwide's still a building society rather than a bank I can pretend that there's something noble about it, and she's probably donated her fee to impoverished Northern Rock shareholders or something. Or perhaps I'll just shout "Judas" at her next time I see her live, who knows?