Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Good Morning, World

I cannot for the life of me remember if I ever saw this Coca Cola commercial starring French model turned actor Paul Hamy when it came out in 2006 -- I wasn't watching a whole lot of TV in 2006, but there's also the nagging question if this even aired on U.S. television? Was "Coca Cola Light" a thing here? I don't remember that either!

Anyway Paul was kind enough to share this blast from somebody's past on his Instagram the other day (this was a full decade before I'd become familiar with thanks to João Pedro Rodrigues' gay masterpiece The Ornithologist) and these questions have been nagging at me ever since. Somebody answer them, please! Put on your tweed and turn up your collars, because here's the entire commercial for your detective-ing:

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