Monday, July 16, 2007

"Soviet Fashion Show" commercial for Wendy's

I loved this commercial when it was new (1985), and I still do. I'm not sure why. Partially I fell for the cold war era mockery of Soviet uniformity and communism, but at the same time I loved what may have been self-mockery: the portrayal of a soviet fashion show MC'd in english, subtitles of english...

Wendy's: Soviet Fashion Show

Posted Feb 26, 2002

The classic "Soviet Fashion Show" commercial for Wendy's.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That was one of my favorite ads of all time. One of the orchestras I used to play in used to joke about it every time we showed up for concerts in our all-black garb. "Evening vare. Beach vare." Thanks for the link!