The Art of the Sell — Monkey DJ for Monkees Records

These posts celebrate the movie trailers, movie posters, commercials, print ads, and other promotional material that stand as their own works of art.

As the devoted listeners at Central High clearly know, it’s nice to be able to efficiently satisfy your cravings when you enjoy good music and good cereal. Circa 1970, the fine folks at Post Cereals aimed to help out those with that specific dual desire, packaging special records featuring some of the biggest from noted FBI targets the Monkees (the bad were about rebellion and political and social upheaval, you know). In a natural leap of logic, the ad agency in charge of coming up with a campaign for this splendid promotion imagined a wonderful radio station presided over by one of the most skilled broadcasters I’ve ever seen.

This is close approximation to what it looks like in the studio when I take to the airwaves, by the way.

These posts celebrate the movie trailers, movie posters, commercials, print ads, and other promotional material that stand as their own works of art.

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