Summary: This is example of culture jamming through a coke ad i found on pinterest. Caption: This ad relates to the article "Political Culture Jamming." Pop as many people know is very unhealthy for you. However, every coke ad is basically saying you are not enjoying life unless you drink coke. This ad is simple and gets the point across that drinking coke makes you fat.-Joseph Traini
This pin is a parody of how Covergirl is advertising something that plays on people's desires. It is the opposite of "presenting figures of glamour that consumers can envy and wish to emulate, people who are presented as already transformed, and bodies that appear perfect and yet somehow attainable" (274). Many times the makeup industries and magazines hold women to a standard that isn't attainable at all; with constant photoshopping and airbrushing.
"Breathe" Ron English's works explores popular brand imagery and advertisement in mash ups of high and low culture touchstones. He uses a tactic called Culture Jamming. Culture Jams are intended to question assumptions behind commercial cultures and often use mass media to create ironic and satirical commentaries about it self.
Right? Apple is one of the largest companies, with a loyal following worldwide. But when you get down to it, each of us are certainly overpaying for products that have simple upgrades or updates. Sometimes they may not even be noticeable! This is a great example of taking advantage of a brand that people will pay for. Photo found on pinterest