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Old 09-30-21, 08:07 AM
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Old 10-18-21, 07:19 AM
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Web Exclusive premiering the local car commercial they wrote:

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Old 10-18-21, 08:42 AM
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That's the Judy Garland Museum and Zumbrota Ford this year. Apparently Minnesota is really into this show! What will be the third connection?!
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That is just so good.
My wife is up in Minneapolis now I wonder if that’s playing all over that area.
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I'm guessing the ad will run late night, at least in unedited form. Timing the ad in the video, it starts at 3:40 mark and ends at 5:08, so about 88 seconds, meaning they'd need a 90 second ad slot to air it in.

Looking up the dealership, the bulk of their other ads are 30 seconds long:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...PApYpCs-gGpW1h

So the LTW script ad is 3x longer then their typical ad, and so likely at least 3x as expensive to run. They could offset the extra cost a bit by running it late at night.

Maybe after they air the full length version a few times, they can cut a 30 second version.

On the other hand, this ad may be best if it stayed as a "late night find," like only people who are up at 3am watching an old re-run of I Love Lucy see it, and the next morning wonder if they actually dreamed it.
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Old 12-12-21, 08:01 AM
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Old 01-20-22, 02:26 PM
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A bit late, but John did a rant about how bad The Da Vinci Code is:

Also, official trailer for season 9, which premieres February 20th.
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I stopped watching this a while ago - it just became a real fucking drag, with bad news after bad news, with little to no brigh-spots or real solutions offered.
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I stopped watching this a while ago - it just became a real fucking drag, with bad news after bad news, with little to no brigh-spots or real solutions offered.

Same, I was hoping for an improvement in tone after Biden got elected but it is just too damn bleak and smarmy. I have no issue with him calling Biden or anyone out on stuff but it's just so frigging depressing watching this show. At least I got to see the marble races because of John.
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Same, I was hoping for an improvement in tone after Biden got elected but it is just too damn bleak and smarmy. I have no issue with him calling Biden or anyone out on stuff but it's just so frigging depressing watching this show. At least I got to see the marble races because of John.
Agree. It started out as pretty centrist and very funny to very left snarky and depressing.
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Reminder: Season 9 premieres tonight! 😁

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