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This vintage SeaWorld PSA shows how much things have changed   #tbt #throwbackthursday

Posted by Tom Megginson | 12-06-2014 19:13 | Category: Vintage

This vintage SeaWorld PSA shows how much things have changed

Before Blackfish, before PETA’s anti-SeaWorld campaigns, “Shamu” was the beloved (if captive) star of SeaWorld’s family entertainment. So of course it made sense, in the early 1980s, to feature Shamu and various anthropomorphic sea mammal friends in a kid-friendly PSA:


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Jason Biggs’ @PETA ad is actually pretty funny

Posted by Tom Megginson | 21-05-2014 16:27 | 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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