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.
Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup
This commercial is memorable for starring possibly the most adorable kid in advertising history. Putting the Welch's kids to shame, he pleads with his brothers, "Don't hog it all," before delivering his big line: "I never knew there was chicken in this soup." That kid is like 30 now. At least.
Now don't you feel like a kid again? And don't you want to buy all that stuff?
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