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* {{Parodied}} in a ''Kokopelli and Company'' strip from ''Magazine/{{Muse}}'' magazine (referencing the cover story's psychology of advertising topic). Kokopelli convinces Feather to take an unfinished "Xboxx" gadget from Chad by rattling off a bunch of celebrities who she lies have bought them. Feather is so excited by having a gadget popular with celebrities that it makes Koko want one, too.

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* {{Parodied}} in a ''Kokopelli and Company'' strip from ''Magazine/{{Muse}}'' magazine ''Magazine/MuseMagazine'' (referencing the cover story's psychology of advertising topic). Kokopelli convinces Feather to take an unfinished "Xboxx" gadget from Chad by rattling off a bunch of celebrities who she lies have bought them. Feather is so excited by having a gadget popular with celebrities that it makes Koko want one, too.

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* {{Parodied}} in a ''Kokopelli and Company'' strip from ''Magazine/{{Muse}}'' magazine (referencing the cover story's psychology of advertising topic). Kokopelli convinces Feather to take an unfinished "Xboxx" gadget from Chad by rattling off a bunch of celebrities who she lies have bought them. Feather is so excited by having a gadget popular with celebrities that it makes Koko want one, too.
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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because Creator/JennyMcCarthy endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychiatrist.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because Creator/JennyMcCarthy endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, Playboy Playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychiatrist.


* ''Theatre/ReeferMadnessTheMusical'' gives us a one-two punch of AppealToAuthority and AppealToWealth. A sadistic propagandist is challenged about his absurd claims about marijuana by one of the parents watching the [[ShowWithinAShow film within a film]] about marijuana's "evils." The propagandist points out that his view is supported by Mr. William Randolph Hearst, who is both very wealthy and matriculated to Harvard. He then scores a hat trick by throwing in the AdHominem by pointing out the parent never went to college and does not know the word matriculate, then dismissing the parent out of hand. Finally, for the grand slam, he throws in an AppealToFear with another personal attack, suggesting the parent is unAmerican and that the others should report his behavior, especially in light of his "views."

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* ''Theatre/ReeferMadnessTheMusical'' gives us a one-two punch of AppealToAuthority and AppealToWealth.this trope. A sadistic propagandist is challenged about his absurd claims about marijuana by one of the parents watching the [[ShowWithinAShow film within a film]] about marijuana's "evils." The propagandist points out that his view is supported by Mr. William Randolph Hearst, who is both very wealthy and matriculated to Harvard. He then scores a hat trick by throwing in the AdHominem by pointing out the parent never went to college and does not know the word matriculate, then dismissing the parent out of hand. Finally, for the grand slam, he throws in an AppealToFear with another personal attack, suggesting the parent is unAmerican and that the others should report his behavior, especially in light of his "views."


* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychiatrist.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] Creator/JennyMcCarthy endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychiatrist.


* A lot of people today embrace the inverse: if someone from Hollywood said it, it must be bullshit. That is equally fallacious.

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* This accusation is often leveled at any celebrity who endorses a politician during election season. A lot of people today embrace the inverse: if someone from Hollywood said it, it must be bullshit. That is equally fallacious.


Compare AppealToAuthority.



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** This fallacy extends deep into human psychology. Scientific studies have shown that if people are given two different glasses of wine, but told that one is far more expensive than than the other, they will [[ExpensiveGlassOfCrap tend to describe the "more expensive" wine as better]]. Moreover, if you have the people connected to brain scans while doing the experiment, different parts of their brain will light up for the two different glasses, despite the wines being identical.

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** This fallacy extends deep into human psychology. Scientific studies have shown that if people are given two different glasses of wine, but told that one is far more expensive than than the other, they will [[ExpensiveGlassOfCrap tend to describe the "more expensive" wine as better]]. Moreover, if you have the people connected to brain scans while doing the experiment, different parts of their brain will light up for the two different glasses, despite the wines being identical.identical.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychologist.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychologist. psychiatrist.


* ReeferMadnessTheMusical gives us a one-two punch of AppealToAuthority and AppealToWealth. A sadistic propagandist is challenged about his absurd claims about marijuana by one of the parents watching the [[ShowWithinAShow film within a film]] about marijuana's "evils." The propagandist points out that his view is supported by Mr. William Randolph Hearst, who is both very wealthy and matriculated to Harvard. He then scores a hat trick by throwing in the AdHominem by pointing out the parent never went to college and does not know the word matriculate, then dismissing the parent out of hand. Finally, for the grand slam, he throws in an AppealToFear with another personal attack, suggesting the parent is unAmerican and that the others should report his behavior, especially in light of his "views."

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* ReeferMadnessTheMusical ''Theatre/ReeferMadnessTheMusical'' gives us a one-two punch of AppealToAuthority and AppealToWealth. A sadistic propagandist is challenged about his absurd claims about marijuana by one of the parents watching the [[ShowWithinAShow film within a film]] about marijuana's "evils." The propagandist points out that his view is supported by Mr. William Randolph Hearst, who is both very wealthy and matriculated to Harvard. He then scores a hat trick by throwing in the AdHominem by pointing out the parent never went to college and does not know the word matriculate, then dismissing the parent out of hand. Finally, for the grand slam, he throws in an AppealToFear with another personal attack, suggesting the parent is unAmerican and that the others should report his behavior, especially in light of his "views."


* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a psychologist.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a pharmacologist or psychologist.


* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it. Who, obviously, is a former playmate, not a psychologist.


* The link between vaccines and autism gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it.

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* The link between vaccines and autism [[note]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine_controversies#Autism_controversies Which has no credible evidence of existing]]. [[/note]] gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it.


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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Marge was trying to collect signatures for a petition with limited success... until Mr. Burns signed.

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** This fallacy extends deep into human psychology. Scientific studies have shown that if people are given two different glasses of wine, but told that one is far more expensive than than the other, they will [[ExpensiveGlassOfCrap tend to describe the "more expensive" wine as better]]. Moreover, if you have the people connected to brain scans while doing the experiment, different parts of their brain will light up for the two different glasses, despite the wines being identical.

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* In one episode of TheSimpsons, Marge was trying to collect signatures for a petition with limited success... until Mr. Burns signed.

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** This fallacy extends deep into human psychology. Scientific studies have shown that if people are given two different glasses of wine, but told that one is far more expensive than than the other, they will [[ExpensiveGlassOfCrap tend to describe the "more expensive" wine as better]]. Moreover, if you have the people connected to brain scans while doing the experiment, different parts of their brain will light up for the two different glasses, despite the wines being identical.

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* In one episode of TheSimpsons, Marge was trying to collect signatures for a petition with limited success... until Mr. Burns signed.
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* The link between vaccines and autism, although now well refuted, gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it.

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* The link between vaccines and autism, although now well refuted, autism gained much of its popularity because [=Jenny McCarthy=] endorsed it.


Claiming that a position is correct because the rich or famous support it. This is the basis behind {{Celebrity Endorsement}}s, especially when the celebrity's claim to fame is not relevant to the issue. See ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney.

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Claiming that a position is correct because the rich or famous support it. This is the basis behind {{Celebrity Endorsement}}s, especially when the celebrity's claim to fame is not relevant to the issue. See ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney.
ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney and ColbertBump.

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