Bed-Stuy to Virgin Mobile: ‘And you suck’

For a lesson on how not to speak to a Brooklyn neighborhood in an ad, see this Brownstoner item and its 123 comments about Virgin Mobile’s new New York City campaign. (Click here to see the ad larger.) In short, do not 1) flatter the reader by acknowledging his bullshit radar, only to then 2) lob a bullshit sales pitch at him, wrapped in pandering, faux-authentic language.

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