What is it about the Honda’s Presidents Day Advert?

All my living history cohorts, don’t shoot! Honda’s Presidents Day Advert turns Washington and Lincoln into a pair of R&B crooners. The musicians weren’t playing the instruments – wonder what the actual musicians look like?  Talkin’ ’bout the Red, White, and Blue….tooth.

Click here to see it on YouTube.

The clothes are terrible. The premise cheesy. The dance moves slimy. What is “GW” wearing?  I can’t get enough.

About Becky Fifield

Becky Fifield is a cultural heritage professional with 25 years experience in institutions large and small. She is currently Head of Collection Management for the Special Collections of the New York Public Library. An advocate for preventive conservation, Ms. Fifield is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation, Chair of the AIC Collection Care Network, and former Chair of Alliance for Response NYC. She is also a scholar of 18th century female unfree labor and dress. There's a bit of pun in the title The Still Room, delineating a quiet space brimming with the ingredients of memory, where consideration, analysis, and wordcraft can take place. Ms. Fifield’s interests include museum practice, dress history, historic preservation, transit, social and women’s history, food, current events, geneaology, roadtrips, and considerations on general sense of place. Becky and her husband, Dr. V, live in the Hudson Valley.