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Five More Reasons We Still Need Feminism

Sirens siren Heather Wood Rudulph has written a piece for Huffington Post about five reasons we still need feminism, including the recent murder of abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Past Sexual Partners Stay With You Like Unwanted Pubic Hair

Check out this ad for MTV’s Staying Alive global HIV and AIDS prevention campaign. What better way to visually represent how people’s past sexual partners stay with them forever and…

Catherine Strawn | June 4, 2009 - 9:45 am

Louis Vuitton Chooses Famous Astronauts Instead Of Celebs For New Ad

Ads for luxury brand Louis Vuitton generally feature the rich and fabulous, i.e., Madonna, Sean Connery, Sofia Coppola, and Sean Connery. But the latest installment in the company’s Core Values…

Catherine Strawn | June 1, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Quiznos Inspired By “2 Girls 1 Cup” For New Ad Campaign

Ah, the mainstreaming of pornography. You never know who will be inspired by what! Take, for example, this charming new ad campaign from Quiznos. Perhaps you’ve seen “2…

Susannah Breslin | May 19, 2009 - 2:05 pm

Mac Gets A Girlfriend

We had long wondered what kind of girl the personification of a Mac computer would go for — and now we know. A new commercial pits Mac (Justin…

Catherine Strawn | May 19, 2009 - 9:30 am

For Jezebel, Sexism In Advertising Is OK — As Long As They’re The Ones Running The Ads

Historically, if that’s a word that can be used in relationship to blogging, Gawker Media ladyblog Jezebel has dedicated much its blog’s space to pointing out sexism in advertising –…

Susannah Breslin | May 18, 2009 - 5:15 pm

A White Castle Ad For Furry Lovers

Fast food commercials continue to get raunchier and raunchier. Arby’s “me likey” commercial was kind of funny because it alluded to sex but didn’t actually involve any. The…

Catherine Strawn | May 8, 2009 - 1:15 pm

Awkward Erectile Dysfunction Commercials Might Disappear From TV

Representative Jim Moran has a problem with erectile dysfunction. We’re not sure whether he suffers from ED, but he doesn’t like those TV ads for Viagra and Cialis. Last month,…

Catherine Strawn | May 7, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Get Happy With Coke Creatures

It’s an ad, but that doesn’t make it any less appallingly adorable. Check out this awesomely happy-happy-joy-joy Coca-Cola summer ad that’s running in Europe. Starring a freaky dude…

Susannah Breslin | May 7, 2009 - 12:30 pm

We’re Overdosing On Audrey Tautou And Chanel

Not only is Audrey Tautou playing Coco Chanel in the new biopic “Coco Avant Chanel,” but she’s also the face of the Chanel No. 5 perfume. The luxury…

Catherine Strawn | May 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

Saturn Edits Commercial To Eliminate Gender Stereotyping

Saturn debuted its “Total Confidence” campaign earlier this month, aiming to help automobile buyers make car payments if they lose their jobs. Yes, this is a great idea…

Catherine Strawn | April 27, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is This Fake Calvin Klein Bra Ad Sexist Or Just Clever?

Is advertising that uses women’s sexuality always sexist? Feminsting.com blogger Samhita says this advertising student’s project is “sexist, voyeuristic and pervy.” It’s a fake Calvin Klein billboard featuring a woman…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2009 - 6:00 pm
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