Print magazine recently featured a piece about the onslaught of ads using the famous faces of world leaders – and world tyrants. (Naturally, ads featuring George W. Bush making goofy faces are especially popular). These politician pictures are used in advertisements for a variety of organizations (like Amnesty International) and also for regular ol’ corporations.
Like these ads for a brand of tape:
The cutline: “The world needs a tape like this.”
The ads I found particularly clever were these for Spanish language magazine Veja using words to depict famous visages:
Be sure to examine the faces closely. Each features two words. Neat, huh?