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    Video: Seinfeld in race and gender controversy over Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee? [w/video]
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    As you probably already know, funnyman Jerry Seinfeld hosts a web series called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. As you might not know, white men have been the guests on 20 of the 24 episodes that have aired so far: Seinfeld has made the java run with female comedians Tina Fey and Sarah ...

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    Report: One Million Moms says Geico car insurance ad promotes bestiality [w/video]
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    The last time the group One Million Moms got upset about a commercial promoting bestiality was seven months ago. The offensive ad that time was a Skittles commercial that began and ended with a girl making out with a CGI walrus. Just in case you didn't get that, a real live human girl was making ...

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    Video: Renault's racy lesbian Twingo ad banned from Italian TV
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Some cars are unfairly derided as "chick cars," like the Mini Cooper or the Mazda MX-5. Less so the Renault Twingo. While we're sure it's a good car for its class, it doesn't exactly ooze testosterone. Which is fine, of course, because not every car ...

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    REPORT: Controversial ads expected from Fiat exec heading Chrysler marketing [w/VIDEO]
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    Controversial Tibet Lancia commercial -- Click above to watch video
    Fiat exec Olivier Francois has a big reputation that's based on results. As head of the Lancia brand, he has garnered it more attention than it's had in many years, and the marque sells more cars more consistently. He has done ...

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    Whoops, eh? - Canadian Ford ad spurs backlash
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    The Catch-22 with advertising these days is that someone will undoubtedly be offended if your campaign is clever enough to be memorable. Ford of Canada came up with such an effort for the Escape, showing the CUV wearing a bumper sticker with the phrase "drive it like you stole it," and the tagline ...

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    Jeremy Clarkson deemed literary giant by UK libraries
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    England's Education Secretary Alan Johnson has published a list of tomes intended to catch the interest of teenage boys. Monies have been set aside so that schools can take their pick of 20 titles from the 160 book list, and house those selections in their libraries. Absent from the register are ...

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    More hysteria over suggestive ads: Hyundai yanks ad featuing baby behind the wheel
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    Aw hell, here we go again. Hyundai is pulling its spot called "Restless" after the Advertising Standards Bureau of Australia banned it. The ad, which appeals to people's warm, gooey centers by adultifying toddlers, shows a baby snatching the keys to the Santa Fe and hitting the highway. Along the ...

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    GM can't take the heat, but VW can: Suicide group takes aim at "Jumper" spot
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    Volkswagen has the spine that GM hasn't shown recently to overly touchy advocacy groups. No stranger to commercials that spark conversation, the company has no plans to pull a new commercial that shows a suicidal jumper change his mind on a ledge after learning there are now three V-dubs available ...

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    Suicide prevention group tells GM to pull robot ad
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    What with the pulling of the Snickers Superbowl spot and now this uproar, it's getting to the point where you can't say anything. Seriously, do these people look for ways to be offended? The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has called for General Motors to pull the spot where a depressed, ...

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