Consuming consumers – zombie commercials

May 20, 2010

Zombies are really mainstream nowadays. If anything, they’re the pop culture monster of the 21st century. If – despite the multitude of zombie movies available – you still need proof, check out these commercials (zommercials?). Microsoft and Ford using zombies in their marketing? We’ve come a long way from the original Dawn of the Dead’s scathing critique of consumerism. Luckily the spots are hilarious, so we can just skip the ideological pondering for now.

I think I need a beer. And a Ford Fiesta. And a new flat. And Wind…oooh, almost got me there. Damn you, zombie marketing.



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