Posts Tagged ‘controversy’

While JCPenney fights off the attacking social media hordes for selling the T-shirt that reads, “I’m too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me.” I’m personally more aghast that anyone would wear such a god-awfully designed shirt in the first place. Jesus, pick a fucking typeface and stick with it…

It took four Missouri cops and one drawn gun for someone to realize that a teenager dressed as a machete-wielding madman was actually just advertising for a local Joplin, MO Halloween store. Maybe next time he’ll just buy a newspaper ad like everyone else does.

If this French McDonalds ad was about a boy who was in love with a girl instead of another boy, no one would be talking about it. So while on the surface it’s great that McD’s isn’t afraid of gay-themed ads, it smacks of premeditated opportunism. God, sometimes I wish I wasn’t so cynical, but […]

Real Housewives “star” (I use that term loosely) and PETA fan Bethany Frankel (obviously pictured right) recently posed for some big billboard in NYC as part of their ongoing “I’d rather be naked than wear fur” campaign. Of course someone asked her if she’d been air brushed, she said no, a bunch of people freaked […]

Last week, Method debuted a new web commercial that’s got everyone up in arms. Excuse me while I yawn. You know how this story ends, right? A few “special interest groups” raised a fuss. Threw out some inflamatory words like “sexist” and “condoning rape”. And Method took the video down. Of course the dialogue has […]