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Jon Hamm wants YOU to stop rape culture

Posted by Tom Megginson | 19-09-2014 18:05 | Category: Violence

Jon Hamm wants YOU to stop rape culture.

He may play a real bastard on Mad Men, but by all accounts Jon Hamm is a great guy in real life. So I’m not surprised he is the spokesperson for this campaign for the White House that obliquely addresses the problem of rape culture:


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Amnesty’s “Torture a man and he’ll say anything” campaign mixes celebrity, humour and harsh reality

Posted by Tom Megginson | 17-06-2014 21:24 | Category: Human rights

Justin Bieber is the future of Rock and Roll says a broken Iggy Pop, Godfather of Punk in this ad from Amnesty International Belgique Francophone.

“Justin Bieber is the future of Rock and Roll” says a broken Iggy Pop, Godfather of Punk. The copy: “Torture a man and he’ll say anything. Torture is not just inhumane, it’s ineffective. Stop it.”

This campaign for Amnesty Belgium is being shared on Facebook and posters in train stations. The mixture of brutal imagery and irony is certainly a shock factor, but it does get the point across.

Below, The Dalai Lama says that “A man who doesn’t own a Rolex by age 50 has wasted his life” and Karl Lagerfeld says “A Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops are the height of elegance.”

What I’d really like to know is if the celebrities had any say in the use of their images.


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Jason Biggs’ @PETA ad is actually pretty funny

Posted by Tom Megginson | 21-05-2014 17:27 | Category: Animal rights

Jason Biggs' @PETA ad is actually pretty funny

Regular readers know that I tend to be pretty critical of PETA ads. Not because I don’t support animal welfare. (I do, as much as an omnivore can.) My issues are mostly with sexual exploitation in their ads, as well as misinformation and plain old poor taste.

But occasionally, they sign up a genuinely likeable celebrity for a cause people who are less extremist can support.

This is one of those times:


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