Shocking truths about advertising, now

Advertising is dead

Back then, advertising was a necessary intrusion into daily life

Now, advertising is a pest that softwares are trained to nix

Back then, advertising was a creative tool that could generate sales

Now, advertising is high-art that is best relieved of business objectives

Back then, advertising was the core of marketing activity

Now, advertising remains a core only for prehistoric relics

Back then, advertising satisfied a need for more information

Now, there is no such need, really

Back then, advertising was a bright spot in boring television screens

Now, advertising mostly plays catch-up

Back then, advertising convinced us that celebrities use brands

Now, we know better

Back then, advertising was where creative minds worked

Now, advertising is where artistic minds work

Back then, advertising built brands

Now, advertising builds advertisers

Back then, advertising in prime-time was still affordable

Now, advertising in prime-time is a luxury

Back then, advertising was new and exciting

Now, advertising evokes nostalgia of better times

Back then advertising loved to shock

Now, advertising’s in for a shock

Back then, advertising was a helluva lot of fun

Now, that still hasn’t changed

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