Oh, swell. Another cloudy, foggy, soul-crushing bucket of gloom is being served up by the weather gods.
Yes, it’s an Apple ad. The company has a tradition of sweet ads at Christmas.
Here’s last year’s.
Sainsbury’s, the UK chocolate company, has released this Christmas ad, reaching back 100 years for inspiration.
John Lewis, the department store chain, introduced Monty the Penguin for this year’s ad.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.