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Saturday, 9 March 2013
Those Delightfully Wicked Nestle Yogurt Ads
Last week, my Yoga teacher brought an electronic chime to class, and it had the nice, light sound of a meditation bell.
That literally rang a bell for me.
I remembered the Australian ads for Nestlé Yogurt from about a decade ago. They feature Bruno Xavier as an Indian guru, with a strong ethnic accent and mouthing stereotypical phrases ("Your body is like a temple"). The thin-skinned might take offence at all this, but I thought it was good fun.
There were four ads in the series, each with a particular take-off on the Indian guru theme. Here they are: