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Children haven’t changed, but adults who market to them have.

The Little Girl from the 1981 LEGO Ad is All Grown Up, and She’s Got Something to Say
posted by flapjax at midnite on Feb 11, 2014 - 51 comments

 

Sexism alive and well at D.C. Metro

DC Metro launched a new ad to promote their rebuilding effort and were immediately criticized for the sexist message. Parodies have begun.
posted by agatha_magatha on Dec 6, 2013 - 70 comments

Freedom from....

The New York Times asks seven 'experts': Does makeup ultimately damage a woman’s self-esteem, or elevate it? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jan 16, 2013 - 260 comments

You Can't Beat the Axis if You Get VD

Ads that would never be allowed today. Van Heusen, yikes.
posted by vytae on Nov 14, 2010 - 122 comments

Persuasion: Why men in ads are dumb, goofy or completely inept

Persuasion: Why men in ads are dumb, goofy or completely inept. Several YT commercials and a thoughtful essay.
posted by five fresh fish on Aug 7, 2009 - 147 comments

Selling (out) our Women

List of Ads Offensive to Women. Topping the list: Dolce & Gabbana: This ad is beyond offensive, with a scene evoking a gang rape and reeking of violence against women. In an interview, NOW Foundation President Kim Gandy said, "It's in Esquire, so they probably don't think a stylized gang rape will sell clothes to women, but what is more likely is that they think it will get them publicity. It's a provocative ad but it is provoking things that really are not what we want to have provoked. We don't need any more violence. [more inside]
posted by Tommy Gnosis on Oct 20, 2007 - 215 comments

No sense of humor.

No sense of humor. Advertisers are saying women don't "get" funny ads.
posted by owillis on Jul 19, 2000 - 13 comments

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