04 February 2013

The Ones that Stuck

I don't know if it's my southern heart,
or if it was the photography
or Paul Harvey's voice-
which always takes me back to the backseat of family trips
and listening to "The Rest of the Story"-
or if it was the fact that I'd heard
about this shoot for the ad several weeks ago
and got the privilege to see a whisper
of behind the scenes work done to create it,

but Dodge got me a bit lump-throated last night.

This was my favorite commercial.



And this was my second:



8 comments:

  1. Oh, man. When that Dodge commercial went off, I was just speechless. Amazing. Beautiful. And it said God in it!!!!! I love it.

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  2. I loved the Dodge commercial; of course, I'm probably biased having grown up on a farm.

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  3. It's really interesting how different regions of the US responded to these commercials. Coming from California, I honestly just didn't get these commercials much, because it really didn't reasonate with anything I relate to. I thought they were well shot, but that was kind of it for me. It's interesting to see how moved others are by it, though.

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  4. Im fom Arizona and have spent ten years in Georgia, all of my years nowhere near a farm. Found the Dodge ad greatly moving anyway...

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  5. having grown up on a farm....now owning a dodge truck and a jeep....yes, they both got it right, acknowledging the foundation of this sweet country in which we freely live our lives.

    thank you for this, jess. thank you.

    xo

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  6. although well made​​, I am averse to advertising, especially when they use the human suffering with principal goal of making money and sell things. The war is real. The suffering that it causes has a huge spiritual dimension and they use it as a banner to sell cars? They should use this same ability and creativity for other purposes.
    Anyway, love you, everything you make and I am your fan.
    I just can not contain myself when I see things like this.
    Hugs to you Rosy.

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  7. also,my criticism is not for you, you just feel touched by the message of the return of someone who is beloved, but this capitalist world is very manipulative of emotions with a single purpose which we all know what is..

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  8. These are the two that stuck with me the most as well. Definitely tugging at the heart strings.

    Also, I tagged you on my blog to participate in the Liebster blog awards, here are the deets if you want to play along. :)

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