KFC Spicy Chicken

KFC is a habitual crappy advertiser. They have also the worst audio tracks for their commercials, always that stupid jingly Egyptian rubbish! The owning and operating company for KFC (in Bahrain at least) is a Kuwait company called “Americana” and boy are they suffering in the Arab world because of that name! (there is a movement to boycott all American and British products because of the two countries’ policies in the Arab world and their unjust …

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Al-Sultana Machboos TVC

This is the first, and in my opinion one of the most irritating television commercials around. I think it started airing about the 1st of May, 2003 and continues to be broadcast on the Showtime channels. It’s a commercial for "machboos mix", one of the local Gulf most famous dishes. It depects the "old" way of cooking machboos and the "new" way using a jarred source made by Al-Sultana. I’ve not ever had their mixes, and …

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Bad Television Commercials

I’ve riled against demeaning adverts and promised to start uploading some that I find bad, offensive or downright unimaginative. All of these will have a common theme: that the Gulf Arabs are "stupid" and as such should either to talked at or down to from the creators of these adverts. Here’s a sample of ads I recorded over the last couple of days. YOU can of course vote and please do. We will keep the voting …

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