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April 9, 2008

Using a Meme to Sell Life Insurance? WTF?

Filed under: advertising,humor,news — Tags: , , , , — Alfonso Surroca @ 12:08 pm

So, I’m minding my own business, reading Slate, and see one of those “family killed by ninjas, need money for karate lessons” pictures off to the right of the page. Then, I see it is an advertisement for life insurance. Oh, and the article in question was about John McCain visiting Mo Udall on his deathbed. Deathbed? Life insurance? Get it?

Here is the ad in question:

Accuquote ad brings the lulz

2 Comments

  1. I don’t know, what’s the min problem? I think the ad is funny! 🙂 And I don’t think it’s unethical (is it what are you trying to point out?) There are many more unethical ads i think…Greetings from evil life insurance brokers Toronto .)

    Comment by Toronto life insurance broker — April 9, 2008 @ 6:45 pm

  2. No, I just thought it was pretty funny, and a bit strange….

    Comment by asurroca — April 9, 2008 @ 11:40 pm

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