MMeM, Vol. 9 Issue 40 – The Bible

Who was the Marketing Genius behind that one?

Finally got around to watching an episode of “The Bible”. This was one episode before the Satan reveal, which has been controversial to some.

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The very first commercial that ran in the episode I was watching from The Bible was for Jim Beam’s Devil’s Cut Bourbon Whiskey. Whiskey. Really?

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How did that happen? Who was the marketing genius behind that one? I don’t want to get off on a rant here, but when Jim Beam was pitched the opportunity to advertise this series, do you think that they mentioned the name of the series?

I guess one could take that either way. Oh, and here’s their depiction of SaTaN…

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