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Thread started by Dave Winer on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

Two post-season TV ads

Football post-season ads are grand.

Two ads during the NFC championship, one from Apple, the other from Google. Both are selling the same product. One wins, the other a loser.

Apple has a protagonist playing ping pong with the Williams tennis sisters. They're very pretty. The ad is selling a feature of an iPhone that lets you tell it to STFU because you're sleeping. Aha. You're having a sexy dream with the Williams sisters. Do Not Disturb.

A mom reading to her baby daughter on a couch. The little girl is having a fantasy, involving the tablet computer. Completely unnecessary. At the end of the ad you see that the mom is reading the story from a tablet. Nexus. What? Not Apple. Fuck.

Apple is ceding the high ground to Google.