[LMB] (was) Dono - (Now) Is Barrayaran homosexuality a'MUTATION'?

MICHAEL PELL A8825 at lapd.lacity.org
Wed Jan 5 16:53:42 GMT 2011


There is a line that ads shouldn't cross. Besides not being offensive, ads that have people
that are too sexy will distract from the product or other message that the ad is trying to
promote.
>>> "Paula Lieberman" <paal at gis.net> 1/5/2011 8:47 AM >>>
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> On Jan 4, 2011, at 8:30 AM, Anke Wehner wrote:
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>> > But advertising is CHOCK FULL of sexy bodies.
>> > Last time I looked, anyway. I haven't been watching TV
>> much in the last year
>>
>> Billboards, magazines, and other media are the same.
>
> Yes. Sex sells stuff because some people (like me) like it.  Other people 
> complain it's bad form.  That's the kind of thing I'm talking about.

I  despise "grab them by the gonads" advertising unless what's being sold is 
porn.

> Note that they try to sell with sexy bodies, but don't make references to 
> sex itself.

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