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Archive for April, 2009

China protests Mao sperm ad

April 20th, 2009

The news “Don’t bring the next Mao into the world. Use a condom.” Following an outcry in China, Doc Morris Pharmacies has officially apologised to the Chinese government over an ad representing Mao as a sperm cell. Two other ads represent Hitler and Osama Bin Laden as human spermatozoids to promote the use of condoms. […]

Burger King upsets Mexico.

April 15th, 2009

The news The ambassador of Mexico in Spain issued a formal protest to Burger King after the airing of a TV commercial in Spain. He said that the commercial: “improperly used the stereotypical image of Mexicans” to promote the Texican, a flame-grilled Whopper topped with taco-coated chilli con carne and spicy jalapenos. The Texican is […]