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Not Prince Hamlet

"Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse."

The NFL and Ads

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Is there a more ad saturated event than an NFL football game? Watching his hometown Broncos this afternoon, NPH has been subjected, he is sure, to more advertising content than on-the-field action. It is more and more the case that the product that the NFL produces is inseparable from the pitches of the advertisers who underwrite it. Football is a thoroughly televised sport, as it came to prominence in this country just as television was making massive inroads into the leisure and entertainment life of the citizenry.

NPH simply can't stand it.

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