Wednesday, February 28, 2007

This is the visual from an ad for:

  1. The American Express Platinum Card.
  2. Platinum, The Movie, based on the Gotham crime-fighting comic book hero with a heart of gold.
  3. A Chelsea gym.
  4. Yet another overstated, overhyped overpromising overpriced condo tower (this one in Times Square) beckoning pump-monkey, bump-snorting Wall Street douchebags.
(scanned from the March Bloomberg Markets)
previously in NYC real estate
1. Jonathan Swift Realty, Inc.
2. Real Estate Stooges Redefine "Shocking"
3. CLEARLY defining your target audience.
related on Gawker: NYC real estate ads.


Blogger SchizoFishNChimps said...

I thought it was a still from Terminator

8:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

useless platinum fact:
a toffee hammer forged from platinum would be a silly idea.

9:19 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

Stupidest thing I ever saw. Am I supposed to assume that hardbodied, sweaty people will be living there too? (and that I might (hopefully) bump into one as well?)

9:32 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

You know what's cutting edge? Exactly the opposite of what these guys are doing now.

9:37 AM  
Blogger G. Genova said...

there are flames surrounding the high-rise building in that ad. the ad people must be very young, still in junior high back in '01.

10:56 AM  
Blogger Central Content Publisher said...

It's more Seal than Batman.

11:58 AM  
Blogger jos said...

i like the billboard that shows the lady with shiny bristols.

wait, what are the ads for again? an investment firm?

12:01 PM  
Blogger SchizoFishNChimps said...

On second thoughts, it's a shiny man trying to give himself a blow job. And getting himself steamed up.

12:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A.B.C. Always Be Covered...

Alec Baldwin said it takes brass balls to sell real estate. No it doesn't.

It takes a platinum suit.

12:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I thought he was bending over totake the buiding/dildo up his arse

1:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's residence for the kind of people who like unspeakably horrific Flash websites.

4:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is going to be a hive for douchy, striped shirt wearing, Jaeger bomb drinking finance types that high five one another and lease Escalades, and have no appreciation for design or function whatsoever.

I propose a renaming of this building to "Dickburg towers".

7:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Or, One Dick Plaza.

2:25 AM  
Blogger toby said...

does each unit come with a platinum toilet?

1:03 PM  

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