The latest TV commercials in the Northeast USA feature “real” couples experiencing their first date, having a quiet conversation over dinner. There’s soft lighting, even softer music, and the sound of yawning…Oh, wait…that’s me. Not that I have anything against a romantic dinner in an intimate bistro. It’s just that these ads make it seem like the most unromantic and uninspiring night that one could have on a first date, or any date.
Now the Brit’s, on the other hand, know how to get the head-over-heels in love point across with pizzazz and a tweak to the funny-bone. Here’s an ad for Britain’s Match.com:
I may move to London. Wobbly knees look like way more fun than serious whispering over wine and soggy shrimp cocktails.