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Wound up seeing Skyfall a second time; found that I was still irked by the branding. There certainly was a lot of it. Heineken was just the most egregious. And of course, there are all those Omega watch ads in print. Which got me thinking; they really need to just go whole hog on this pitchman stuff.

How come James Bond never uses a condom in all those love scenes? Because he's got a...

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Why doesn't James Bond need an ice bucket for all that beer? Because he's got a...

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Why doesn't James Bond need sippy cups for those martinis he drinks? Because he's got a...

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But you don't. So buy a no-spill sippy cup today!

And most importantly, why shouldn't I be bothered when the world's most sophisticated secret agent chugs Heiny straight from the bottle? Because he's got a...

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Colonna Nov. 30, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m.

Not the first time... won't be the last time, either.

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Matthew Lickona Dec. 1, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m.

Nice catch, though it might be worth noting that the ad I swiped features secret agent James Bond, not Daniel Craig. Poor Connery looks like he thinks that drink is going to bit him.

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Radical Uterus Dec. 1, 2012 @ 12:08 a.m.

Sounds like a perfect drinking game movie. By the way Heineken is good beer, did you know they use yeast that is hundreds of years old?

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SurfPuppy619 Dec. 1, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m.

AWESOME article, props brother!!!!!!!!

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