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ellehcimeo's picture

I smell a fake. Never-the-less, it's not that great of an idea. Oh, dead pop stars in heaven wearing docs. I'm so underwhelmed.

ellehcimeo
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Guest's picture

He's not a pop star...

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Carlos Garcia's picture

But didn't Kurt wear ALL-STARS ?

Carlos Garcia
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CG

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yep

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Username's picture

alltought rock, punk and grunge stars go to hell, to keep it rocking!!!!

Username
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purplesimon's picture

These have not been banned - according to the Media Guardian. You can see what AdLand has to say about this here: http://commercial-archive.com/node/137213

Saatchi & Saatchi just lost the account because of these ads (which were faked, according to Kate Stanners).

Of course, Courtney Love is furious, but she probably doesn't quite know why. :-)

purplesimon
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IHATEFAKEADS's picture

Kate Stanners, Graham Lang, Andrew Petch..... HAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAH!!! YOUR ALL GONNA GET FIRED!!!!!!! Hope your gold idea was worth it, maybe you can pick up your award on the way out.

IHATEFAKEADS
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Ras Edwah's picture

Carlos is correct
Kurt wore Chucks
Courtney, I smell a big fat lawsuit… if this campaign ever goes to print. (which I hope it don't)
but it would mean, more money for heroin
SWEET

Ras Edwah
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brandsurgeon's picture

That was a rash comment, Ras. I am a fan of Kurt's and I detest ur insinuation that just because Kurt may have done it, others would do it (heroin)as well. Besides, I really don't fancy the idea of re-awakening dormant memories just to sell a pair of boots. Pretty cheap, lame and low. Especially when you consider the sudden, and painful circumstances in which they died. I'm not looking at the rest of these series.

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imyourcocaine's picture

Courtney Love is a wacko.

And anyways, why the uproar over Kurt and not Sid? Is it because he killed Nancy?

imyourcocaine
Bobby Ponte's picture

The guy who used boots ala Marten was Cornell (also the guys in AIC). Maybe when they thought of the Grunge movement they chose Cobain in a forced way as the "ultimate grunge icon". Puagg! that sounded lame!

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