The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Offensive Ads


The Blog of Hilarity recently posted the 9 Most Disturbingly Misogynistic Old Print Ads they've encountered and it would definitely be a challenge to top them.

And in a related post they've collected the 7 most delightfully perverse toy commercials. Alice and I lost our shit over the Super Soaker Ooozinator "Major Pumping Required".

Link via Jezebel

2 comments:

Sandy Nawrot said...

Holy crap. I bought that perfume and wore it, probably lured in by that ad, when I was a teenager. What does that say about me? Yikes.

LuxMentis said...

I am so sorry. So very sorry...but not so sorry not to inflict this upon you, too. Please consider yourself "tagged":

You have been tagged.

Here are the rules:

1. Link to the person or persons who tagged you.
2. Post the rules on your blog.
3. Write six random things about yourself.
4. Tag six people at the end of your post and link to them.
5. Let each person know they’ve been tagged and leave a comment on their blog.
6. Let the tagger know when your entry is up.

This is all Chris Lowenstein's fault...she told me that my liver would be eaten by rats if I did not do it and pass it on. Enjoy *g*...