Tuesday, April 11, 2006


Jim Munroe, mastermind behind No Media Kings, valiant proponent of the truth, has posted this long overdue comparison for the people to see: The Winking Circle / Coke commercial. Blatant rip off? You decide:


Anonymous Steve-O Long said...

I can honestly say it's pretty blatant. Each is very inspiring and very DIY, the only difference is one is associating youth and freedom with a soft drink!! I definitely think you have a case. I also think that if Coca Cola would've asked maybe there wouldn't be a problem. But, as I have always seen, once a truly novel idea is out there, it is taken and reshaped, repackaged, and marketed and sold and milked for all that it's worth. Remember the grunge music movement?? Oh yeah...

2:06 PM  
Blogger Caitlin Noelle Wood said...

well done ben. holy cow, thats crrazy

7:20 AM  
Blogger MAD MAX said...

ben call me call you thurs
id write something but im getting sick from typing to friends. symptoms include , forgeting the sound of voices. visual images in still frames, sore wrists , long boring commenr=ts an sprelling mishtackes. treatment for said ailment is simple convos at luch beach warm sunny ness and muddty ad ventures. seey ou

2:56 AM  
Blogger crooked girl said...

this makes me sad.

2:32 PM  

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