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I love this ad for its creativity. Features that come standard are very weird so why not have a kooky, weird commercial. The way they pointed out the car’s features is just great. Instead of bragging, Scion chose a comedic approach by focusing on the vampire’s number one choice of vehicles. Why does he want all these features? “I guess it’s to warm up the guy he picked up using a ride-sharing app.” That line is my favorite part. Two things that don’t seem to die are vampires and man-buns.


The Scion ad was brilliant! You get a neat, new-car concept along with a full range of new tech gadgets, helpful features and impressive new accessories with just enough humor to make the ad successful. I predict that the Scion and its ad campaign will be a huge success. I’d give “Vampire with a Man-Bun” six stars if I could!

Meet the Authors

The 18 year old

A rising student of film, Graham measures all advertising against his favorite movie scenes. So a commercial with a good car chase plays well. Better with an explosion. And funny. It should be funny. So a speeding car that explodes in an amusing way will sell product.

  • Recent Pope High School Graduate
  • Rising College Film Student
  • Long Boarder, Snow Boarder, Rower
  • Improv Performer at Whole World Theatre
  • World Traveller (England, Scotland, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica)

The 80 year old

Graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Business School, Tom doesn’t let his Ivy League education interfere with an appreciation for inane advertising campaigns. He more than appreciates a poodle in a business suit selling cleaning products. He also enjoys talking babies.

  • Lieutenant of the USS Gurke Destroyer
  • Furniture Industry Legend
  • Business Professor
  • Husband for over 60 Years
  • Lover of Daschunds, M*A*S*H and Scotch

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