Commercials are Gay.

June 24, 2008 at 7:00 pm 8 comments

Don’t get me wrong here, as the founder of my high school’s Gay Straight Alliance, as well as the former roommate of a very gay (and very fabulous) man, I think it is a shame that our societies can’t deal with gay people, especially in the case of Heinz’s newest commercial:



To quote Bill O’Reilly on his show, “The O’Reilly Factor,”

“I just want mayonnaise. I don’t want guys kissing.”

Upon the removal of the above Heinz commercial after 200 people complained to the network, I can only point out that there are several other great “gay” commercials out there that have not been removed. They are tasteful, well-done, and innovative ads that are forward-thinking to the point of including this “inappropriate” alternative lifestyle. In fact, the place I intern at made one of them!

So check them out. I must warn you, however, that the guys in them are insanely attractive, which is synonymous for homosexual. Just in case you forgot.

Dolce and Gabanna, “Time”

Levi’s, “Phone Booth”

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  • 1. Betty  |  June 24, 2008 at 7:35 pm

    On O’Reilly’s show, even the talking heads who are supposed to agree with him didn’t think the Heinz ad had any kind of ‘gay’ message. It’s seriously not related to homosexuality at all- the WHOLE POINT OF THE COMMERCIAL is that it’s so wacky that the mom is actually a New York deli counter guy! It’s pushing an agenda about as much as that Kevin James/Adam Sandler movie was. The Levi’s one is really cute and silly. And the D&G ad is cool looking but I don’t understand it 😦

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  • 2. parkrangerolivia  |  June 25, 2008 at 1:36 am

    Yeah, I fucking love the D&G ad. I think it has something to do with the time/space continuum and running into yourself when you go back in time? some kind of concept like that. however, i know for sure that it also has to do with selling clothes, and hot people.

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  • 3. Tim Cameron  |  June 25, 2008 at 2:24 am

    I found the d&g ad hilarious. It’s such a pretentious ad, yet when the clone couples actually kiss, the edgy synth music suddenly turns into a series of stifled farts.

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  • 4. Ryan  |  June 25, 2008 at 5:51 am

    Well that’s weird. I swear I’ve seen the Levis Phone Booth commercial with a woman –
    Yes. Yes I did.
    And after a bit of poking around, it seems that
    apparently, you only get it if you’re watching a gay station, or America’s Next Top Model.
    At least, over here in TUKOGBANI.

    But that’s missing the point entirely. There’s not a single person in any of those ads that I wouldn’t happily bone til the cows came home, and then even after the cows came home, their lowing infusing our passion with a certain ambience similar to the D&G ad.

    They’re Synthcows, obviously.

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  • 5. Ryan  |  June 25, 2008 at 6:02 am

    Oh, and also, I present to you, D&G, Time 2: <a href=”http://www.youtube.com/swf/l.swf?video_id=bB90Vkyqrts&rel=1&eurl=http%3A//googly-eyes.com/2008/06/24/commercials-are-gay/&iurl=http%3A//i.ytimg.com/vi/bB90Vkyqrts/default.jpg&t=OEgsToPDskLLV4cuIrOPCqRibKyRg16u&hl=e” A.K.A.W.T.F.

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  • 6. Ryan  |  June 25, 2008 at 9:58 am

    Betty? Could you do your magic delete-a-tard thing with that last comment? Here’s what I meant to post:


    D&G Gay Time! Take Two

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  • 7. parkrangerolivia  |  June 25, 2008 at 10:01 am

    hahaha hell no, now I can have a biffed comment all to myself. i was wondering what AKAWTF stood for though?

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  • 8. parkrangerolivia  |  June 25, 2008 at 10:07 am

    ALSO: yeah, the levi’s commercial was filmed with both a man and a woman. i think the agency just wanted options.

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