Friday, March 13, 2009

Today in class when we summarized the movie about what is "cool" it was very enlightening to me.  I really enjoyed watching the movie because it was almost a shock factor as well as a, WOW what the heck that is soo smart!  I really enjoyed how they shot the footage of the MTV marketing reps and how they literally go into a teenagers bedroom and pick it apart.  How fascinating and weird at the same time.  I really do believe that teenagers are very impressionable and willing to be accepted in any way or form.  I just really wonder when the media will have nothing else to market.  To where we are at the point of no return and there are no more values or morals.  What is next after that? I guess we will be like Rome and fall.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

When we were learning about all of the marketing and ads that are thrown at us each day I was SOO surprised!!! Especially since I found over 200 ads in less than a half an hour. I couldn't believe that.  It just goes to show you that no wonder everyone is soo fixated on finding the most popular item that has the brand name with it.  In some ways it really makes me sick to think that so much time is put into ads and advertising to us.  Crazy!!!  My point is, I can't believe that advertising is such a huge part in our daily routines, it never really hit me until we did that exercise.