Can't Buy My Love
how advertising changes the way we think and feel
"A Touchstone book."
"Buy this 24-year-old and get all his friends absolutely free" : we are the product
"In your face
all over the place!" : advertising is our environment
"Bath tissue is like marriage" : the corruption of relationships
"Can an engine pump the valves in your heart?" : crazy for cars
"Please, please, you're driving me wild" : falling in love with food
"The more you subtract, the more you add" : cutting girls down to size
"Forget the rules! enjoy the wine" : alcohol and rebellion
"What you're looking for" : rage and rebellion in cigarette advertising
"The dream begins as soon as you open the door" : advertising an addictive mind-set
"In life there are many loves, but only one grande passion" : addiction as a relationship
"You talkin' to me?" : advertising and disconnection
"Two ways a woman can get hurt" : advertising and violence
"Relax, and enjoy the revolution" : redefining rebellion
Many advertisements these days make us feel as if we have an intimate, even passionate relationship with a product. But as Jean Kilbourne points out in this fascinating and shocking expose, the dreamlike promise of advertising always leaves us hungry for more. We can never be satisfied, because the products we love cannot love us back.
Women in advertising
From Library Staff
Originally published as Deadly Persuasions, this studies the many advertisements that surround us and how they affect our judgment.
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