Dr Mumbo

Startled old men, ‘real’ fair skin, and dreaming off your man

Dr Mumbo is as surprised as this elderly man looks by the choice of image for this ad for a hearing aid, spotted in The Times of India today.

One out of ten has hearing problems

But not as surprised as by the claim made in this ad for a skin lightening treatment, featured in the same newspaper today, that the product will result in “real fair skin”. But who would doubt the wonders of Australian technology from the Poison Clinic? Dr Mumbo must book himself a session to say bye to wigs.

Australian technology

Rounding off a stellar morning for print advertising in India, this charming ad for an erectile disfunction fix, spotted in the Mumbai Mirror, promises Indian men that they will soon see themselves “to be the man she has always dreamt off”.


Presumably the phrase “dreamt off” is a typo and not a new fangled sex technique.


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