Mac vs PC: Retro View

Did the I'm a Mac...I'm a PC ad campaign really start way back in 1996?

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Scottinger's Blog thought so when it uncovered this MacAddict magazine feature from the mid 90's.

It's like Deja Vu all over again isn't it? Almost a template for today's Mac commercials. Especially humorous, though, is the call-out about the Mac Addict's hair - The casual "Seinfeld-cut" because "of course Jerry would never use a PC." Oops!

Even the Idea of Using Call-Outs Got Recycled
Nothing new under the sun we suppose...

Justin Long gets the once-over...
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...and so does John Hodgman
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Related Apocalypzia Posts: Mac vs PC: The Global, Bizarro and the Historical View