erik lundegaard

Really, Direct TV?

Here's an ad that Direct TV uses to promote its Extra Innings deal. It's located by the bus stop in front of the Uptown Cafe in lower Queen Anne in Seattle, Wash.:

Alex Rodriguez, Direct TV, Seattle

Favorite team? The Yankees? Favorite player? A-Rod? In Seattle?

Seriously, Direct TV. Do you use just one image for the entire country? Because I can't think of a worse way to appeal to baseball fans in the Pacific Northwest than a heroic image of the most hated former Mariner of them all. You might as well promote basketball packages in Cleveland with LeBron James. You might as well promote the safety of investment banking with Bernie Madoff.

No surprise that A-Rod's face in the ad has been defaced. Wouldn't be surprised if it got worse before it got better. Because, again, the ad is located by the bus stop in front of the Uptown Cafe in lower Queen Anne in Seattle, Wash.


Posted at 08:44 AM on Fri. Jul 13, 2012 in category Yankees Suck  
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COMMENTS

Joe Ranger wrote:

Saw the same ad in Dallas, with a similar reaction. Someone is asleep at the wheel at DirecTV marketing...

Comment posted on Fri. Jul 13, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Tim wrote:

I bet you hit it on the head — they probably have one nationwide campaign, appealing to the lowest common denominator: The Yankee fan.

Comment posted on Fri. Jul 13, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Three Parsnips in a Satchel wrote:

Are you trying to incite A-Rod poster defacement?!

Comment posted on Fri. Jul 13, 2012 at 03:30 PM

Erik wrote:

Inciting A-Rod poster defacement? Why, I'm cut to the quick!

Comment posted on Fri. Jul 13, 2012 at 05:19 PM

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