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Someone is taking pictures?

by JP Bill / May 25, 2017 8:15 PM PDT
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PS: others are so obvious they're groan-worthy.
by JP Bill / May 27, 2017 12:41 PM PDT
From Ray-Bans to Reese's Pieces: 13 Unforgettable Examples of Product Placement

But product placement is everywhere, from the famous Mini Cooper car chase in the 2003 film The Italian Job to the cans of Mountain Dew rewarded to the winning team on CBS's television series, Survivor.

And while some instances of product placement are pretty subtle and tasteful, others are so obvious they're groan-worthy.
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Mel Brooks was being interviewed about Blazing Saddles.
by drpruner / May 27, 2017 4:35 PM PDT

He offered the interviewer some Raisinettes. "Go ahead, I got plenty. After we had Harvey Korman buy some in the closing scenes, the Raisinettes people started sending them to me by the carload."
I believe he said it wasn't a placement, just a joke they liked.

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Which also shows the value to the
by drpruner / May 27, 2017 4:42 PM PDT

brand, if the film is successful.
Spielberg offered placement to M&Ms in E.T., but they said he was asking for too much money. [The scene where the kid lures E.T. into his house.] He went with Reese's Pieces instead. There is now a Spielberg shrine in Reese's headquarters, to which offerings are made every Sunday. I'm told.

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I just now saw the video.
by drpruner / May 28, 2017 11:05 PM PDT

Personally, I would be concerned about the expression on Trump's face afterward.
Anyway, how many divisions does Montenegro have?

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