Tom & Graham

I absolutely love this ad. Its subtle simplicity with how insane the actual situation is brings it all together. I love how the old man acts as a reality check. I actually watched this one several times and didn’t vomit so that’s a good sign. My favorite part is the old man’s reaction when the bottle lands. I am looking forward to seeing this ad over and over again.



You have to have some kind of imagination to make beer bottles into doves and have the oldsters act like there’s nothing strange about a covey of beer bottle doves looking for seeds or something. I liked it – maybe because I’m a beer drinking old timer myself.

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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