Sony Playstation - Double Life


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By Steve Cooke & Tony Williams and Epic Podcast Productions. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Is your life mundane? Do you hate your job? Is your world full of people who aren’t happy that you drive like an Italian plumber?*


Never mind. Watch this ad and it’ll be OK to tell the world that your best mate is an animated marsupial** or that all you really want do with your life is take on jobs for various crime syndicates in a world that allows you to do whatever you need to get the job done.***

Welcome to Classic Ads From Simpler Times where in this episode you can join Steve and Tones for some consequence-free living as they review the 1996 Playstation TV commercial, Double-Life. The ad that told us that it’s glamorous to spend the weekend knee-deep in crisp packets and coke cans because it’s OK to put more effort into your digital life than it is into your real life.

It's a multi-cultural art movie featuring the cutest Scottish boy who ever lived so have a look at the ad for yourself on our Youtube channel at

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* Yes, OK, Mario Kart’s a Nintendo game.

** Crash Bandicoot

*** Grand Theft Auto

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