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The Kindle Bikini Girl Trilogy: The Shocking Conclusion!
February 21, 2013 | 10:30 am

By Stephen Silver {Note: This post originally ran on Entertainment Tell.} You may be familiar with the saga of the Amazon Kindle Bikini Girl, a character who has been appearing in commercials for Amazon’s popular e-reader for the last several years, most of which have included subtle or overt shots at Apple’s rival iPad. The first ad, in 2010, featured the bikini-clad lady, played by former NBA dancer Anna Zielinski, lounging poolside, telling an interested gentleman that she paid more for her sunglasses than for the then-$179 Kindle. The ad, according to a CBS News blog post at the time, “plunged the nation into civil war,”...

TV Commercials Featuring E-Readers
November 9, 2012 | 8:52 pm

As Seen On TV logoDid you catch Barnes & Noble's new 30-second TV spot for the Nook HD tablet? Along with the device itself, the commercial launched yesterday. And although it's a bit too sickly sweet for my taste (scroll to the bottom of the post to see it yourself), I was intrigued by a brief item about the commercial on the Good E-Reader blog; it pointed out that aside from B&N, Amazon is the only other stateside tablet and e-reader company that has also chosen to push its tech products via television advertising. (Assuming you don't count Apple, that is.) I have no idea how many Kindle commercials have been produced, but I did...