Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Sexist Ad Trends That Refuse to Die...

Ok, let's play 'Name that perversion":

Exhibit A

Exhibit B

Exhibit C

Exhibit D

Exhibit E


(a) Bondage
(b) Rape
(c) Sluts
(d) girl-on-girl action
(e) ...can't bring myself to say on a family blog

According to the Huffington Post's Alex Leo advertising 'continues to use stereotypes and violence to prey on our most vile desires'.

In my experience advertisers are a pretty conservative bunch. But it is hard to deny the evidence is um, compelling.

Read the full story here on Alternet; see if you got Exhibit 'E' right.


  1. Mr Quig, you shock me.
    Hope things are going well there.