This time, no hesitation, it is a Jew's harp and other funny gizmos on the desk:
This is probably the funniest part of this series of posts: Jean Shepherd playing along real commercials. And very often, his playing sounds like a comment turning the message into derision. How could the advertisers have accepted that? Incredible. Well, this funny practice stopped in 1966. The main targets were cigarettes and beers, but there were a few other victims.
... but also Rheingold and Miller Highlife beers...
... but also Camel:
And '200X' engine protection product...
...and General Tyres:
>> Access Part IV
Related links :
- Jean Shepherd and the Nose Flute - Part I
- Jean Shepherd and the Nose Flute - Part II
- Jean Shepherd and the Nose Flute - Part III
- Jean Shepherd and the Nose Flute - Part IV