May 24, 2009, 4:19 pm
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Pussy! A new European energy drink.

“Pussy is spontaneous, entertaining, optimistic and fun.” “Pussy is NOT about being serious, chemical energy, having a corporate attitude or being predictable.”

Thanks for defining my pussy for me! Why is there an MTV logo on the can?



Have a Fling!
May 19, 2009, 11:38 pm
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I had to comment on this, just because it’s so perfect

OK, the pink packaging, the low calorie count, the weird sexual innuendo (it’s a finger!), the tagline (“Naughty, but not that naughty”), it even has mica in it that makes it sparkle?…it’s all very…well, you can read more about it everywhere (here at feministe, here at npr, and here on the feministing community blog) but it’s really unsettling.

This type of product concerns me because it opens my eyes to how “regular” candy bars are really “men’s” candy bars. Women need something different! Something healthier, and with more pink. Ugh!

OK, Back in Full Force
May 18, 2009, 7:26 pm
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Here are 2 ads that use women’s skin to sell their product!

First, here’s one from Japan.

I find it fascinating on so many levels. The idea of “bikini bowling” is reminiscent of the Lingerie Football League, for one. And I get the point – one, lone, stubbly hair can ruin your perfect night! – but at the very least, this is yucky. via

Then there’s this gem, I think from South Africa:
I’m not sure there are any words…via

I was gonna post a third ad that I found pretty offensive, but saw it wasn’t a real ad (produced by an advertising school). The adrants blogger said

This ad will make you laugh. If it doesn’t, you are way too uptight and your standards for advertising excellence are too high.
It’s not news to me that my standards for advertising excellence are abnormally high, alright, but I don’t think disliking this ad makes me uptight, especially because of the imagery that conveys, what with the panties falling off and all…

The New York Post
May 9, 2009, 4:46 pm
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I know the Post is only 4th grade reading level, but maybe our 4th graders deserve better than this “Girlie Manny” headline…

Picture 1

Just weird. Noticed it way up in section 506 of CitiField yesterday.

Don’t die in me, blog!
May 9, 2009, 4:37 pm
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Here’s something to tide you over