Is there an element of sadomasochism involved whenever you eat spicy foods? As someone who loves really hot food, I don’t know if I’m comfortable with the assertion that I’m a raging masochist on the inside, but that seems to be the subtext of a new ad for Domino’s Sriracha pizza.
The Domino’s Sriracha pizza ad is actually playing into two themes floating around in the zeitgeist right now – Sriracha hot sauce, and 50 Shades of Grey. And then there’s the image of a partially-anthropomorphized tongue chained to a wall, which is like something out of a mid-period Cronenberg movie. It’s a weird advertisement, is what I’m saying.
You can see what I mean by checking out the new ad for Domino’s Sriracha pizza below. As for whether it’s just a one-off or a harbinger of an entire S&M-themed advertising campaign, we’ll just have to wait and see, possibly by checking out the official Domino’s website here.
Here’s the ad: