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2004 Bush Ad – Together
2004 Bush Ad – Changing World
2004 Kerry Ad – Who is this man

2004 Kerry Ad – Who is this man

April 27, 2011 No Comments

From the 2004 Presidential Campaign: an ad from John Kerry 'Who Is This Man?'

Elizabeth Taylor – White Diamonds

Elizabeth Taylor – White Diamonds

April 18, 2011 No Comments

Fragrance ads are more about 'mood' and 'identity' than the tangible properties of the product. This is one example targeted at middle aged women.

Fake Expert

Fake Expert: A fallacious appeal to authority in which the 'expert' is not an expert at all.

Expert in the wrong domain

Expert in the wrong domain: a fallacious version of an appeal to authority - i.e. appealing to a doctor...

Slippery Slope

Slippery slope: If we take one step, we’ll have to take all the rest of them because there’s no...

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Post hoc ergo propter hoc: “After this, therefore because of this”, a fallacy in reasoning about causes. (I took...

Poisoning The Well

Poisoning the well: Telling the audience what to think of a speaker when you’re introducing the speaker (My next...