• When Did the Sound of People Eating on TV Get So Loud?

    6 days ago - By Eater

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    Food noises are more prominent on screen. Is it ASMR, or just our ears? Magnum ice cream thrives on the pseudo-pornographic. It is an indulgence, suggests the skinny woman in the silky blouse as she opens the door to her freezer. Her manicured hand reaches for the pint of ice cream, and her hair hangs in her face as she presses the sides of the container together. Then: KKKRAAACCRRRKKKK. The hard chocolate top of the ice cream shatters under her strength, and soon a spoon finishes the job with a powerful CCHUUUCCCKK. In another Magnum ad , a woman biting through a...
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