By Heidi Moore
At this point in American history — saturated with brands as we are, savvy about all the advertising tricks — there is no product placement that can surprise us as a nation.
Except, maybe, when Peyton Manning takes a bow for leading his team to a Super Bowl win — at 39 years old, ancient in football years, on the verge of retirement — and mentions that he’s going to drink a lot of Budweiser.
Specifically, Manning said he would “kiss his wife, hug his family and drink a lot of Budweiser.”
How obvious, right? Surely Manning had sold out his moment of glory — the culmination of a long, distinguished football career — for some deal with the very thirsty beer brand, a reliable Super Bowl advertiser? Read more…
Source: Mashable Business