Saturday, January 19, 2008

An Imaginary Unsent Memo


To: Marketing Team
From: Person Who Has the Common Sense That God Gave a Goose
RE: Bowflex Revolution Home Gym Web Ad

Team,

I've reviewed the proofs for the latest ad for our Revolution Home Gym and noticed a large problem. Anybody else see it? No?

How about the woman in the photo appears to be bent backwards at the waist with her robotic legs over her ears? How about that?

14 comments:

Killer said...

I saw the picture before reading your post and immediately thought the same thing.
I was impressed by her flexibility and then wondered if she could detach those legs, because that would take away from the overall impressiveness, at least a little.

Chris said...

First thing I noticed too. Legs in the air.

evil-e said...

I first saw it and thought the very same thing. It is freaky looking to say the least...talk about getting into shape. I don't know if thats the shape I would want to be in.

Renaissance Woman said...

Ha!!! That was the first thing that I saw as well. While it didn't motivate me to buy the machines, my partner may be motivated to buy it for me after seeing the promise of legs behind the head! ;) I know...that was wrong but I couldn't help it!

Laughing through my chardonnay said...

That is the first thing I saw when I looked at the picture. What jackasses!

Family Adventure said...

Totally the first thing I saw...before even reading your header. How could they have missed it???

Heidi

constant_drama said...

You know here in Malaysia there's this magazine that is doing this whole campaign of promoting Malaysia to the world. There's this article where they were saying how the immigration officers are all nice and friendly and they have a pic of the immigration officers.

One was a woman, and the other was a man. The man has a huuuge boner. I kid you not. It is sooo damn funny yet embrassing at the same time.

Now, how did the editorial not see that that dude had a boner? And why the hell would he had a boner during a photo shoot?

Ms. Laaw-yuhr said...

Maybe they're trying to secure that all important sex-swing niche.

pistols at dawn said...

I am so ready to f the crap out of that robot.

The Lady Who Doesn't Lunch: said...

Killer, Chris, Evil, RenWoman, Chard, & Heidi - I wondered if I even needed to write anything with the ad, but I guess the bizarreness wasn't as obvious to the folks at Bowflex

Drama - please post a picture of this ad on your blog - I must see it.

Laawyuhr - I should hope she'd look a bit happier if that were the case.

Pistols - she would crush you like a grape.

Betty said...

hahaha, that makes me feel like doing a big ol' back stretch :)

it looks very freaky!

Gwen said...

Hey! That gal is Vicki (the robot girl) from Small Wonder! Nice to see she grew up slutty.

rak said...

i wonder if those legs come with the gym set! OR if the gym set is primarily for people with prosthetics...

SkylersDad said...

I was admiring her flexibility before I even read the blog...