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Annuale: You May Develop a Leathery Tail

February 24, 2008

Last night’s Saturday Night Live included a dead on spoof of pharmaceutical advertising, in the form of an ad for “Annuale,” a fake oral contraceptive that allows you to get your period only once a year. They really nailed the faux-girlfriends, questions-asking, and disclaimers – “Do not take Annuale if you plan to ever become pregnant, as it may turn your baby into a firemonster. In the days around your period, you may develop a leathery tail. Annuale may cause you to develop a second vagina.” Heh.

WordPress doesn’t allow the NBC videos to be embedded, so here it is from YouTube. If it gets yanked from that site, here’s the link to the spot on the NBC website. Note: if you’re not seeing the video below at all, it’s because YouTube is down at the moment.

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