60 Minutes and Erectile Dysfunction

Nope, they did not do a piece on 60 minutes about E.D. But they might has well have.

I was busy cooking away and more listening than watching 60 minutes tonight and first came (no pun) the new Viagra spot. It’s all Steve McQueenish with bluesy music and a classic car, the open road and a dusty gas station in the middle of nowhere. You can view it here.

I love this line: “This is the age of getting things done.” Oh jeez. Yeh baby, you can still ‘get things done’.  And then there is the bottled water spilling oh so sensually into the radiator. Yowza. But the line that got me the most was something about finding out what 20 million men already know.

Really? 20 million men have used Viagra. Damn, that’s a lot of wood! I am hard-pressed (again, no pun) to believe that all 20 mil actually suffer from E.D. What percentage do you think take it just to see… well you know.

Second spot was for Cialis. This brand has the best ‘warning’ line of all times: “To avoid serious injury, tell your doctor if you sustain an erection for more than 4 hours.’ I always wonder, ‘injury to who?’ This is Gary’s favorite. He loves how they made a warning line into a tagline.

So here is the thing. Two E.D. med ads during a single half hour of 60 minutes. Am I to believe that young guys don’t watch 60 mintues?

Yep, this is the sort of thing I think about when I am cooking.

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3 responses to “60 Minutes and Erectile Dysfunction

  1. *Chuckling*. Your blog cracks me up.

  2. J.

    LOL. So, other than that, Amy, how was “60 Minutes” last night? 😉

    Also, why four hours? Who decided that was too long?

    And speaking of “wood,” have you seen the GEICO commercial for how much wood can a woodchuck chuck? Cracks the spouse (and I) up every time.

  3. That is the funniest post I have read in a long time. Kudos.

    I think that’s one of the big problems in our society today…have a problem….take a pill.

    I love the line for an erection lasting more than 4 hours…. Holy crap, if I had an erection lasting four hours, my wife would be dead, and I would be schtooping the light socket.

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