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Ray Girvan

Two things spring to mind:

1) The poster from Cronenberg's "Scanners" for Ephemerol - the antenatal drug that produced psi-powers - was a rather brilliant pastiche of this style of advertising: http://www.davidcronenberg.de/cinespier.html

2) The excruciating but poignant Fry & Laurie "Berent's Cocoa" sketch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-LLpBzJk0M


This post is very interesting but that "Start Cola Earlier" ad is a fake. http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/comments/start_cola_earlier_says_the_soda_pop_board_of_america

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