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    Angry Musclehead Putdown!



    This thread will chronicle the media stereotyping of bodybuilders as muscleheads. In this one, Apple thinks it's funny that a yuppie chick has to to go the gym around the musclehead iron pumpers to get her wi fi to work. Ha. Ha. Ha.

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    The Planet Fitness ads are our of control. And they even have a painting of a bodybuilder silhouette on the wall with an X through it like a no smoking sign! I still can't believe Mike Katz has a hand in it.

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    Exactly. I realize that TV ads have just a few seconds to get a reaction out of watchers (in Apple's case, 15 seconds), but the idea that those muscleheads are just ridiculous grates on my nerves. & if you'll notice, they get even CLOSER to her at the end. God forfend!

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    Here's the famous (or infamous) LUNK ALARM in action. Ha. Ha. Ha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EvanL View Post
    The Planet Fitness ads are our of control. And they even have a painting of a bodybuilder silhouette on the wall with an X through it like a no smoking sign! I still can't believe Mike Katz has a hand in it.
    Like anything, money talks. I forget where I saw it, but Katz has explained his involvement by saying, something like, that he's making money hand over fist with PF. With a hard core or old school gym? Nowhere near the return.
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    This one is funny, & for once is not insulting.

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    If you haven't seen Mike Pulcinella's "answer" to Planet Fitness, it's a must.

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    At least the Planet Fitness ad admits it: "We're not a gym." What they ARE is another matter.

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    This is a satire of trainers we've all seen.

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    Here the jui-jitzu instructor takes down the musclehead.

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