Killington TV ad
The Free State Project begins our first TV advertising
This TV ad is about the high taxes in Killington, VT (paid to the VT
state capital of Montpelier) and suggests viewers consider joining the FSP.
The ad aired over 30 times during the week of 2/26/04 - 3/1/04 on TV
stations Channel 31 WNNE (W. NH and E. VT) and Channel 5 (W. Vt and E. NY).
Ad placements included the Noon and 5 pm news programs, the Today Show, Jay
Leno, Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, Eyewitness News for Kids, and a few
The ad was written by FSP members Justin Somma and James
Maynard, and stars James as the street huckster, Justin as the person who
loses $19, and Pat (James' girlfriend) as the onlooker.
The ad is available here as a Windows Media (WMV) file, in 3 flavors. (You
will probably need to download the file, and then play it with an appropriate
And here is a short news story about the making of the above ad: