Remember Joe Isuzu?

“Successful brand actors tend to rave about their time playing the face of a brand. Letting go is another story. For most artists, achieving a huge commercial success, be it a hit song or movie or novel, guarantees another shot at stardom; the opposite is true for most brand actors. Once you’re the face of one major product, no other major product wants you.”
—I enjoyed this piece about the life of the successful commercial spokescharacter. Maybe print it out for your commute.