[ExI] delightfully blammisphous car commercial

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 15:13:08 UTC 2010

2010/6/15 Gregory Jones <spike66 at att.net>

> It showed the faithful worshipping a soccer ball.  I thought it was
> hilarious, but the catholics were extremely not amused.  {8^D  I found it
> interesting that they were selling cars, but most of the ad has nothing to
> do with cars, just an eye-grabbing concept: a cult that worships soccer,
> then it cuts to a car ad.  I think there is some world championship going on
> in that particular sport currently, so it was timely.  I remember the soccer
> bit, but not the car, as in what kind of car it was.  In that sense it
> was edgy but ineffective advertisement.

It was Hyundai. I saw that ad, not as a commercial, but because of the
controversy. Here's a story about it:


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