Great Moments In Advertising To Procreating Gentrifiers

November 20, 2008 by
Filed under: Clinton Hill 

When you push it… we feel your pain.

After I quit giggling my ass off at this ad (from Greene Avenue) many thoughts came to mind. The least off-color of them was as follows:

Childbirth (the end all and be all of “pushing it”) has to be much more painful than pushing a stroller. Does Motrin feel this pain?

Because I sure as fuck don’t want to. Perhaps I’m getting old but how the hell can a stroller weigh thirty pounds?!? Does it sport Corinthian leather, GPS, a full wet bar (for mommy) and a surround-sound entertainment system? I really want to know.

If for no other reason because if the bennies are right, e.g.; bench-pressing my 30 pound stroller (with crotchling on board) and Motrin feeling my pain I might reconsider my child-free lifestyle.*

Miss Heather

P.S.: You can text “stroller” to 34264 to hear the rest of the story! Welcome to the wonderland that is high technology: more advertising.



5 Comments on Great Moments In Advertising To Procreating Gentrifiers

  1. bitchcakes on Thu, 20th Nov 2008 11:11 am
  2. Everyone seems to be having twins these days. That might be 30 pounds. Otherwise, that number seems high. Not to mention how would pushing a stroller cause discomfort? Lifting it up and down subway stairs, maybe.

    They had another ad targeting people who carry their babies in those slings too, but I guess it was pulled-

  3. neighborhood threat on Thu, 20th Nov 2008 1:20 pm
  4. i was just coming in to post about #motrinmoms.

  5. rowan on Thu, 20th Nov 2008 2:10 pm
  6. have you SEEN some of the strollers out there? they have thicker wheels than some bicycles! and they’re huge! i could add a few cats and maybe a dog in addition to the baby and wheel them all around. that said, BitchCakes has a point. it should be easy to push along (the point of those ginormous wheels) and not feel like using a wheelbarrow. perhaps they left the brake on?

  7. JarredG on Thu, 20th Nov 2008 5:30 pm
  8. I’m the oldest of eight kids…. Thats all I got.

  9. d on Thu, 20th Nov 2008 5:39 pm
  10. I’ve seen and nearly been run down by the SUVs of strollers – those fancy ones Rowan is referring to. Some of these moms have a worse right-of-way entitlement than some cyclists.

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