Dirty Little Advertisement
April 24, 2009, 3:52 pm
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I hadn’t seen anything really offensive in a while, and after skimming all the daily ad blogs, this one showed up when I refreshed. Vagina metaphors! Really subtle…

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Sunblock? Blinds?
April 17, 2009, 2:15 am
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Print ads by JWT Paris for String Beauty 50+ sunblock.

This bothers me! I’m not entirely sure why. It made me think of what Jean Kilborne said in Killing Us Softly, about how objectifying women, especially by overtly making them into objects, lends itself to committing violence against them. But I think beyond that, these ads irritate me because they’re just so ugly and stupid.

Increasingly Excited to go to Europe!
April 15, 2009, 4:47 pm
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I leave for London 6 weeks from today!

Check out this French Elle Magazine
No makeup, no photoshop.

Someone in the feministing comments mentioned that Europe has weight minimums for models. Imagine that!

And for a reminder of why this is important, click here!

Mow the Lawn
April 4, 2009, 6:52 am
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We’re serious.

April 1, 2009, 5:16 am
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This ad comes from Dubai; I’m not sure I would’ve seen the problem right away if it wasn’t for the Copyranter’s headline, but what do you think?


“Get rid of your headache, caused by your loud-ass naggy wife, with Emami Menth Plus Pain Balm”