Quote of the Week

LA Times writer Joel Stein defends the upcoming Cavemen sitcom, based on the Geico commercials, which was picked up for the fall schedule when Stein’s own pilot was not:

“[Creator Joe] Lawson’s great artistic crime is that he took a concept for a medium that sells things and shifted it to a medium whose purpose is to get people to watch the medium that sells things.”

He also says “an entertaining commercial is just as legitimate as any other form of entertainment,” a bold statement, but tell me this doesn’t blow your socks off:

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One Response to Quote of the Week

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hahaha…it’s a commercial. I thought it was a video of the bored sign-language lady during the last Republican Debate.

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