Put On A Little Makeup (and Have a Coke)

Posted by – January 25, 2006

I assume most people saw the Coke commercial where the woman goes into the barbershop and gets a man’s haircut, and I’m kind of surprised no-one told me about it – because the background music is Adam Ant’s “Goody Two Shoes” (and I’m a lifelong Adam Ant fan, for those who don’t know).

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While I won’t bother to go into the myriad reasons Adam decided to sell a song for what I

assume are the big bucks now, I am pleased that the commercial is about some version of genderfuck, since Adam was one of the prettiest versions ever, in his day, and the lyrics are pretty a propos:

we don’t follow fashion
that’d be a joke

7 Comments on Put On A Little Makeup (and Have a Coke)

  1. caprice says:

    I haven’t seen the Coke commercial, but I loved “Goody Two Shoes.” The video was great.

  2. SavoyTruffle says:

    My favorite was Stand and Deliver.

    Haven’t seen the Coke commercial, either.

  3. helenboyd says:

    The still above is from “Stand & Deliver!” Ahh, the video that kickstarted my hormones.

  4. kiss of athena says:

    I had a friend back in hi school that dresseed like him (as much as one can without getting their ass kicked in suburban ohio)

  5. SavoyTruffle says:

    Helen, you are so damn cool.

    Though, I can’t say that the video kick started my hormones. ;)

  6. Steve says:

    Where did you see the Coke commercial?

    Steve

  7. helenboyd says:

    on TV. apparently it was on during the new year’s eve show (dick clark). but i don’t remember what i was watching – i’ve seen it maybe 3x now.

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