Posts tagged "psa"

Tinder Can Be A Tool In Stopping Domestic Violence

A Florida domestic violence center called Women In Distress found an impactful way to reach out to women when the organization placed mini-PSAs in fake Tinder profiles. The profile photos start out…

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 11:33 am

Scarlett Johansson Reveals She Grew Up Relying On Public Assistance

Scarlett Johansson teamed up with Feeding America to launch a new PSA, and in an accompanying statement, she reveals that she was one of the millions of American kids who relied on…

Claire Hannum | May 1, 2015 - 9:00 am

These Happy Skeletons Are On A Mission To Prove That Love Has No Labels

In an effort to fight prejudice and implicit bias, the Ad Council put together this PSA featuring love in its many forms – and just how little our external “differences”

Claire Hannum | March 5, 2015 - 10:30 am

Watch President Obama’s Grammy PSA About Rape & Domestic Violence

President Obama made a digital appearance in the middle of the Grammy Awards last night to deliver a stirring PSA about abuse and assault. He urged artists to use their influence to change…

Claire Hannum | February 9, 2015 - 11:30 am

This Dance & Spoken Word Performance Takes Down Bullying

These ultra-talented kids from the non-profit group MusEffect collaborated with poet Azure Antoinette to put together a choreographed performance about cyberbullying. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so there was no…

Claire Hannum | October 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

Watch Children Battle With Giant Dildos In A Hilarious PSA For Gun Control

I never thought I’d see a funny public service announcement for gun control, but today was the day, my friends. “Playthings” warns adults of the dangers that come with leaving…

Katie Oldenburg | July 1, 2014 - 5:30 pm

The Most Violent & Gruesome “Stay In School” PSA That You’ll Ever See (NSFW)

Warning: the video above is gross, violent and gruesome. It’s also an Australian PSA against cutting school, which understandably has people quite upset. Watch at your own risk. [Huffington

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Anti-“Stand Your Ground” PSA Reenacts The Night George Zimmerman Shot Trayvon Martin

In what is sure to cause at least some controversy, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has released this PSA in protest of the various “Stand Your Gun” laws around…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2013 - 2:23 pm

A Bizarre Bath Salts PSA Courtesy Of The U.S. Navy

I’m not even sure what to say about the U.S. Navy’s new PSA “Bath Salts: It’s not a fad …It’s a NIGHTMARE,” warning against the dangers of the drug, which…

Ami Angelowicz | January 3, 2013 - 8:30 am

Ron Swanson Wants You To Be Bacon Safe

Be tough, be smart, don’t forget to lovingly groom your moustache — and save all the bacon you possibly can. That’s what “Parks and Recreation”‘s Ron Swanson recommends, especially considering…

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Anna Faris Advocates Recycling — Boyfriends, That Is

I’ve had a huge girl crush on Anna Faris ever since I first discovered “The House Bunny” playing on cable one morning during the kind of hangover that just…

Maude Standish | September 14, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Can’t “Friends With Benefits” Get Some Respect?

Single. In a relationship. Engaged. Married. “It’s complicated.” When it comes to declaring your relationship status on social networking sites, there always a handful of options, but the latter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 5, 2011 - 6:20 pm

CBS Wants You To Get A Pap Smear For Christmas

CBS is running a short PSA this holiday season urging people to give the gift of … pap smears. I understand the sentiment behind the message, but a pap…

Wendy Atterberry | December 7, 2009 - 12:50 pm

James Lipton Wants You To Stop Sending Incriminating Texts

To stop crazy young people from sending sexual, mean or just plain stupid texts, LG is launching a PSA campaign encouraging peeps to “Give it a Ponder.” The ads…

Nikki Dowling | December 3, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Chromeo Fights Swine Flu With PSA For Kids’ Show

Hey, kids! Washing your hands is cool. Especially with this mad lame swine flu or whatever going around.

That’s what electropop duo Chromeo wants the youth of…

Leonora Epstein | November 13, 2009 - 12:20 pm

How Can I Tell If I’m Really In Love?

The ’80s were so weird. Check out this awesomely hilarious opening sequence for a PSA intended to spread awareness about sexual activity called … wait for it … “How Can…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 3, 2009 - 6:45 pm

The World’s Most Over-The-Top PSA Warns Not To Text And Drive

Remember those drunk driving PSAs we were forced to watch in Driver’s Ed? The plot was usually the same—a friend is at the funeral of a friend who was…

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Frisky PSA: Safe Sex Is Fun Sex!

Have you been tested lately? California health officials announced yesterday that an actress in the porn industry has been diagnosed with HIV––just another reminder to be safe when you’re having…

Justine Fields | June 12, 2009 - 12:15 pm

Hoo-Ha, That Was Funny!

Sex and sketch comedy go together like penis and vagina. And the good people at Planned Parenthood of Portland, Oregon get both apparently. While the health videos we watched in…

Simcha | April 28, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Public Service Announcement For Your Privates

An advertisement about the genital mutilating clitorectomy has just won an International Advertising Association Award for Social Responsibility. The print PSA is a photo of a naked women on her…

Simcha | April 23, 2008 - 8:00 pm