Come in, number 5. Your time is up.

The passing of this holiday season should improve Malcolm’s enjoyment of his daily diet of newsprint.

A major turn-off has been the prevalence of Chanel 5 adverts. In particular, variants on this one:

Doubtless, a creative media type saw it as seductive, sensuous, even erotic. Just the kind of thing to persuade innocent males to reach for their credit cards.

Was Malcolm unique in seeing a distasteful resemblance to a tape worm?

Oh, and a counterweight, the Audrey Tatou ad is terrific:


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