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Old 21 February 2013, 04:49 AM
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Default New Amazon Kindle Commercial Features Warm Breezes, Gay Twist

This charming, LGBT-inclusive TV spot for the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite should help warm up your Wednesday:

http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/new-ki...ezes-gay-twist
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Old 21 February 2013, 06:10 AM
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Even though I know it's exactly what they were going for, and that I'm just being targeted like any other demographic, that made me smile.
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Old 21 February 2013, 02:14 PM
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Was anyone else expecting the woman to be a lesbian? It had a "man hitting on the woman, not going to be successful" vibe to it.
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Old 21 February 2013, 03:29 PM
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I think they kind of did that on purpose, to make the opposite twist more effective. (Though, I thought the way the guy is wearing his shirt might be seen as something of a gay stereotype, maybe intended as a tip-off.)
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Old 21 February 2013, 05:21 PM
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I think they kind of did that on purpose, to make the opposite twist more effective. (Though, I thought the way the guy is wearing his shirt might be seen as something of a gay stereotype, maybe intended as a tip-off.)
I guess I was too busy being annoyed that he had his shirt on at all to notice a stereotype - what was it? Partially unbuttoned? Makes sense at the beach if a guy's not going shirtless.
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That was adorable. Yay for Amazon.
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Old 14 March 2013, 08:22 PM
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Was anyone else expecting the woman to be a lesbian? It had a "man hitting on the woman, not going to be successful" vibe to it.
Um, maybe just a little.
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