Posts Tagged "Controversy"

Esquire: Is the poster for the new season of Mad Men a desecration? Or just how we continue to reckon with 9/11?

Mad Men Season 5 Poster Controversy - Falling (Mad) Man, by Tom Junod

theweekmagazine:

Twins at 12 weeks.

In The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Ruth Padawer reports on the rise of a procedure known as “twin reduction,” or the selective abortion of one of two fetuses. Advances in reproductive medicine and fertility treatments have created a strange paradox, Padawer explains: “In creating life where none seemed possible, doctors often generate more fetuses than they intend.” Now, women who are pregnant with twins and only want one baby are seeking out the procedure, too, stirring a heated ethical debate…

French ‘Oral Sex’ Anti-Smoking Ad Sparks Scandal
A provocative anti-smoking ad campaign featuring teens in a subservient sexual position has sparked a storm of controversy in France, with the country’s family minister calling Wednesday for the advertisements to be banned.
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French ‘Oral Sex’ Anti-Smoking Ad Sparks Scandal

A provocative anti-smoking ad campaign featuring teens in a subservient sexual position has sparked a storm of controversy in France, with the country’s family minister calling Wednesday for the advertisements to be banned.

continue reading… huffpost

The NBC Experience store in Manhattan is selling Obama tee-shirts and action figures, and causing somewhat of a stir.
Much is being made about the Barack Obama merchandise on sale at the NBC Experience store in Manhattan and on the store’s Web site. So we decided to head up to 30 Rock to see what the fuss was all about.
First the backstory.
Last week, Joe Luppino-Esposito, a blogger who calls himself ‘Newark Young Conservative Examiner’ wrote about how the retail store at NBC’s Rockefeller Center headquarters has been selling the merchandise.
Earlier this week, Maxim Lott of FoxNews.com started asking around about the ethics of a company that owns a national news network and cable news channel selling merchandise featuring the president.
more at TVNewser

The NBC Experience store in Manhattan is selling Obama tee-shirts and action figures, and causing somewhat of a stir.

Much is being made about the Barack Obama merchandise on sale at the NBC Experience store in Manhattan and on the store’s Web site. So we decided to head up to 30 Rock to see what the fuss was all about.

First the backstory.

Last week, Joe Luppino-Esposito, a blogger who calls himself ‘Newark Young Conservative Examiner’ wrote about how the retail store at NBC’s Rockefeller Center headquarters has been selling the merchandise.

Earlier this week, Maxim Lott of FoxNews.com started asking around about the ethics of a company that owns a national news network and cable news channel selling merchandise featuring the president.

more at TVNewser