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Friday, January 13, 2021

You probably got more than your fill of Garth Brooks and “Friends in Low Places” back in the ’90s. I know I did.

But for some reason, I can watch the JibJab-inspired “Friends with Low Wages” Flash movie, from American Rights at Work, and not cringe. So, maybe you won’t either.

The spot was created for the Wal-Mart Workers’ Rights campaign by Free Range Graphics, a liberal-leaning design shop that’s done a slew of these Flash clips. They’ve also done their homework on the viral effectiveness of this approach.

- Costa Tsiokos, Fri 01/13/2006 01:43:19 PM
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  1. wal-mart is evil personified, and i’m a consi-conservative. it’s been years since i stepped foot in that glorified slave labor camp, wal-mart.

    and i don’t plan on going there any time soon. i hope those places are shut down in the not-so distant future. bravo maryland! (sadly, that state’s new law will get tossed i believe).

    recently, i needed a new vacuum. i could have saved $20 by going to wal-mart. i chose to waste the $20 and went to home depot.

    and what rotten sports owners the wal-mart tribe has (kansas city royals, st. louis blues). cheap sob’s, just like the company, how quaint?

    btw, didn’t one of the wal-mart clan get bounced from southern cal for plagarism? she was paying her roommate to do her homework?

    Comment by anon — 01/13/2006 @ 03:32:42 PM

  2. whoops, meant “quasi-conservative” in the first sentence.

    Comment by anon — 01/13/2006 @ 03:38:10 PM


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