I do a lot of grumping and grousing here at The Frisky. But when companies do something awesome, I like to give credit where credit is due. K-Y jelly has some new commercials going on the air in September for it’s K-Y Intense lube and one of them features a lesbian couple. (They’re actors.) The two women are shown in their bedroom talking about their great relationship and then under the covers, post-sex. As blogger Vanessa Valenti wrote on Feministing, “It’s perhaps the only ad I’ve seen referring to lesbians having sex that doesn’t portray them as oversexualized, objectified and not really gay but just performing for dudes’ pleasure.” I couldn’t have put it better. Good job, K-Y, and may your K-Y Intense lubricant be just as amazeballs as you claim! [YouTube via Feministing] Keep reading »
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen launched their new T-shirt line (like they ever wear Ts) Stylemint a few months ago, and this month, have brought celebrity stylist Sara Moonves in on the act to share her style advice with Stylemint fans. The creepiest part of the video? When Mary-Kate admits that she loves Sara because she “really gets our personality.” As in, one
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Education Connection commercials are diabolical. They run during shows like “Degrassi” and “Teen Mom” and generally contain cute young things signing far-too-catchy songs about how they used EducationConnection.com to find an online degree program. Their jingles implant themselves deep in your brain and you find yourself humming them in the shower, even if you graduated from college 10 years ago and tend to not trust websites that advertise on TV as being “free.” Now Education Connection has shifted tactics in controlling my brain. They have hired one of my faves, Shannen Doherty, to shill for them. Very crafty, Education Connection, very crafty.
After the jump, the commercial that is currently running through my head, in case you’ve ever had the
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Stinky poop and dollar signs come flying out of Beyoncé‘s baby’s butt in this new Taiwanese animation video about the pop star’s newly announced pregnancy. Let’s be honest, that’s not too far from the truth. [YouTube] Keep reading »