The Best and Worst of 2012 Pop Culture

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Best
Brad Pitt for Chanel No.5

This ad is wonderful because it makes Brad Pitt look absolutely ridiculous. For once, the most handsome man in Hollywood is portrayed as a monotone, awkward, and obtuse. Does he actually even understand his own monologue? We know somewhere in the world, George Clooney is appreciating this.

Worst
Brad Pitt for Chanel No.5

At the same time, why has the universe let Brad Pitt off so easily with this ad? Come on, America. Let’s give Brad Pitt the credit he deserves. If you haven’t already, you can watch this train wreck of an ad on YouTube.

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Bryanna Cappadona Bryanna Cappadona, Assistant Digital Editor at Boston Magazine bcappadona@bostonmagazine.com


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