The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

IT HAS BEGUN! (“It” being Christmas themed advertising)

Last night at the Cracker Barrel, Bunny and I saw store displays nominally for Halloween. But nestled in the middle of the display was an evergreen tree with ornaments hanging off it. Try as you might, Cracker Barrel, there is no such thing as a Halloween Tree (no disrepect, Mr. Bradury)—it's still a Chrismtas Tree.

And then today I saw what is to me, the first official advertisement for Christmas—a trailer for a movie called “Red One,” a muddy looking CGI slugfest where Santa Clause has been kidnapped and needs to be saved.

The movie isn't even slated to be released until November! Couldn't they have at least waited until October to start advertising it? No?


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