Another commercials makes us look stupid.

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Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby MaxNY » March 11th, 2018, 11:53 pm

This time it is the New York State Lotto company that paints a picture of a lame illusionist, and an assistant that is even worse.

https://youtu.be/A92JanL-7HI

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Re: Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby Tom Moore » March 12th, 2018, 5:26 am

If you think that's a misrepresentation then i suggest you go to a magic convention or go see /most/ stage magic performances and you'll discover that what that commercial shows is toned down from reality rather than played up. Magicians are the worst at understanding how they are perceived by audiences and at reverting to the worst stereotypes and cliches.
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Re: Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby Q. Kumber » March 12th, 2018, 10:41 am

Regardless of magicians looking stupid, I think it's a dreadful ad.

The days of good advertising seem to be long gone and ad agencies seem to be taken over by people trying to be clever and arty. Most ads in today's magic magazines give you absolutely no idea of what they are advertising and provide no motivation to enquire further.

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Re: Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby MaxNY » March 13th, 2018, 9:07 pm

But, here comes an uplifting commercial from Marriott....

https://youtu.be/gVyHfEehyAQ

...except for the girl who throws the Magician's Sponge Balls after being deceived.

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Re: Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby fred kirchner » March 16th, 2018, 11:46 am

I don't know why but some ,not all magic on tv looks rather silly...and some illusions should have been retired earlier this century...i don't think magicians see themselves for sure

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Re: Another commercials makes us look stupid.

Postby Kevin Connolly » March 18th, 2018, 9:08 pm

Toyota using a plume flower appearance in their latest TV ad.
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