HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service. In the series of advertisements, we see a “typical” American family, either consisting of Mom, Dad, teen son and daughter watching either “uncomfortable” sex filled scenes or non sex scenes where the parents, who obviously do not have a pop cultural bone in their body, interrupt the show on television by guessing the actors incorrectly.

 

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service. In the series of advertisements, we see a “typical” American family, either consisting of Mom, Dad, teen son and daughter watching either “uncomfortable” sex filled scenes or non sex scenes where the parents, who obviously do not have a pop cultural bone in their body, interrupt the show on television by guessing the actors incorrectly.

 

Jean-Claude Van Damme the Secret Behind that Split

Jean-Claude Van Damme the Secret Behind that Split

The advertisement  that features Jean-Claude Van Damme doing a split between two Volvo FM trucks while they reverse down a stretch of road has earned the action star more fans than ever. While the stunt looks impressive, though, there is a secret behind that split. Volvo has confirmed that the actual stunt did indeed take place but that it was done safely by professional.

 

Jean-Claude Van Damme the Secret Behind that Split

Jean-Claude Van Damme the Secret Behind that Split

The advertisement  that features Jean-Claude Van Damme doing a split between two Volvo FM trucks while they reverse down a stretch of road has earned the action star more fans than ever. While the stunt looks impressive, though, there is a secret behind that split. Volvo has confirmed that the actual stunt did indeed take place but that it was done safely by professional.