Tag Archives: sexism in advertising

Photo of the Day: Brilliant vs. beautiful

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Australian camping company trolling with misogynistic slogans

Tweet Wicked Campervans–an Australian budget travel company/professional trolling company–is under fire for the charming slogans scrawled on their fleet of vans. The slogans, which don’t really qualify as advertising since they have exactly nothing to do with camping, hardly qualify as jokes either. Tweet
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Having body hair will literally turn you into a dude, according to Veet’s new ad campaign

Tweet I seem to remember a time when sexism in advertising was subtle enough that critiquing it involved some skill — or least a keen eye. It was fun, truth be told, to tease out the sexist subtexts of so many of the commercials that inundate media consumers every day. Perhaps I’m romanticizing the not-so-distant [...]
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Snickers’ hunger-induced street harassment

TweetFor a few years now, Snickers has run ad campaign based the slogan “You’re not you when you’re hungry,” where people in extreme states of hunger act completely out of character until they’re able to eat a Snickers. A number of celebrities have lent their talents to this campaign, including Betty White, Joe Pesci, Robin [...]
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“Can’t we just talk about shoes?”

TweetToday’s dose of casual sexism brought to you by the DC Metro. Women, amirite?  Tweet
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