Spanish Tampax Commercials Shit on Ours
Though I can’t understand anything she says in the ad, that doesn’t really matter. The visual motions alone are just….you fill in the blank because I am at a loss for words.
The academic inside of me wants to launch into some rhetoric about the implications of the male gaze, but I won’t bore you because I for one really enjoy how the men in this commercial look at her with bambi eyes, completely awe-struck at how to use a tampon, like we’re all our own versions of Superwoman or something. Is it that amazing of a feat?
Needless to say, we have a lot of questions:
1. What would Kelly Oxford think?
2. Do you think a Tampax ad like this would ever run in America?
3. Why is that man wearing binoculars and snacking on a leaf?
4. Most importantly, what do YOU think?
Feel free to translate, interpret, all that jazz.
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