Marketing and PR folks probably dread stories like this one: John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s, said on a BBC radio interview yesterday that you shouldn’t eat too much of their pizza.
Oh noes! The children! Microsoft released a Santa bot on its Windows Messenger network that had a surprising predilection for swinging the conversation to oral sex.
The Consumerist’s guide to the top 10 worst gaffes, flops, and disasters in the history of American marketing and advertising.
The Donaldsons bought their 13 year-old son a new computer from CompUSA for Christmas and were shocked to find it bedecked with racist child porn.
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Verizon is so busy never stopping working for you they forgot to hire a proofreader.
After reporting on our famous blog that Target was selling Franklin Delano Roosevelt dressed up like Ben Franklin, the offending page was removed from the Target website. In its place is this page, offering 3 of the most popular “Gift Humor Toy President Political” dolls.
At left, the Franklin Roosevelt doll from Target. Seated at right, our 32nd president.
Over the weekend, an error on the Best Buy website returned very curious results. Searching for “Cybershot 7.2″ returned not only no direct results, but what they suggested instead was quite, shall we say, unbecoming.