Tag Archives: PETA

PETA Actually Runs A Humane Ad

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is the Ron Paul of advocacy groups: Too extreme for the average American, who might sympathize with their positions but can’t abide their tactics. The difference: PETA has shown occasional flashes of rationality, … Continue reading

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PETA Gets Well-Bred

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a radical animal-rights group that has often employed tactics that alienate many who would otherwise be sympathetic to their cause, seems to be realizing that mainstream media want mainstream manners. Case in point: … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney, PETA Bred

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has launched a new Veggie Testimonial campaign featuring such luminaries as Alicia Silverstone, Casey Affleck, and (Call Me Sir) Paul McCartney, who graced a Wall Street Journal ad yesterday: So, to review: John … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Super Bowl Ad Preview©

As if you needed more Super Bowl pre-press, here’s Campaign Outsider’s clip ‘n’ save guide to Sunday’s adstravaganza: Celebrity Sweepstakes The glitterati bakeoff features Faith Hill in a Teleflora spot, Kim Kardashian shilling for Skechers, and a Best Buy ad … Continue reading

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NPR Drives Anchor To Drink (II)

What is it with All Things Considered and All This Chugging? Once again, Weekend ATC had its host (in this case fill-in anchor Audie Cornish) hoist an alcoholic beverage (in this case meatliquor – your eww goes here). This is really … Continue reading

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Super Bawl Ads

So CBS has sacked yet another potential Super Bowl advertiser. Gay dating website ManCrunch.com will be sidelined during the Big Game because . . . well . . .  because. According to this CNN report: “After reviewing the ad, which is … Continue reading

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Coincidence? We Think Not.

Here’s what the hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider is wondering: What are the odds that both Obamas would be featured in unauthorized advertisements on the same day? Exhibit A: Michelle Obama in this “Fur-Free and Fabulous!” ad from People for … Continue reading

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