Let these distilled doses of 1990s advertising take you back to a simpler time, when pizza came on a bagel and hair came in a can.
The field of advertising is designed to plant its simple ideas deep inside your subconscious.
As a result, your brain is overflowing with jingles, images, and snippets of commercial dialogue that you absorbed like a sponge through the hundreds of hours of TV you watched in your childhood.
While this has probably crowded out useful knowledge and skills like your CPR training, or the name of that cousin you see every few years, it does have the bonus of tapping straight into nostalgia. Short of the smell of your childhood home, there is probably nothing better than an old commercial to transport you back in time, away from the horrors and crises of the present.
With that in mind, let's not waste any more time on the intro—because you really need this right now.
Mentos The Freshmaker
Nothing captures the optimism of the '90s like a Mentos commercial. In a world populated by photogenic mimes, all of life's mishaps can be solved by popping breath mints and little creative positivity. Did you sit on a freshly painted bench in your new suit? Stay fresh. Stay cool. Just roll around on the bench slats until your suit looks like it's supposed to have messy white stripes all over it, then stroll confidently into that business meeting!
Now don't you feel like a kid again? And don't you want to buy all that stuff?
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