“Grilled Chicken, That Temperamental Star”

Here’s the NY Times on the primping (and outright manipulation) that goes into food advertising. Give it a read; I guarantee you won’t be able to look at “flying shrimp” on TV afterwords without thinking of these folks…

 

“Few outside the business know their names. But given the more than $4 billion in television air time bought by restaurant chains and food conglomerates each year, these directors arguably have some of the widest exposure of any commercial artists in the country. In a typical week, tens of millions of viewers see their work.”

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