This was forwarded to me by a young friend who felt that the kid-on-pizza action was a bit suggestive. I would give it a break except that it does seem to have disturbed the Gerber baby so much. It’s one thing to get a leg over on a slice, it seems to me like a victimless crime, but please — not in front of the toddlers.
Cracked’s list of 9 Corporate Attempts at Edgy that Failed is pretty good, although the top spot is slightly botched. They got the corporation right — McDonald’s — but not the attempt. You could think on it all day long and still not come up with anything more clueless than the 2005 banner ad that said “Double cheeseburger? I’d hit it!” Daily News: Nation’s most inclusive state, New Jersey, suddenly has something against Brazilians. Slate: Britney Spears is so If-You-See-Kay-ing clever I can’t stand it. […]
Japan trying to replace robotic, affect-less runway models with actual robots. “‘Even as a fashion model, people in the industry told us she was short and had a rather ordinary figure,’ says Hirohisa Hirukawa, one of the robot’s developers.” Mamma Mia, thatsa spicy capitalist junk food. North Korea gets pizza. “Chefs were sent to Italy for training by leader Kim Jong-il, who said North Koreans should be able to try the world’s best foods.” It’s official: Monkeys practice better dental hygiene than me. Video of […]