Posts Tagged: controversy

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A Seattle Burger Restaurant’s New Ad Features Jesus Smoking A Joint

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The LunchBox Laboratory burger restaurant in Seattle has raised eyebrows with a 4/20 Easter ad that features Jesus smoking a joint.

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American Apparel's Latest Ad Campaign Is Using Breasts To Fight Sweat Shops

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In a new American Apparel ad, we meet a model named Maks, who is topless to oppose sweatshops and sell high waist jeans.

12 YEARS A SLAVE

Mistakezione: Italian Distributor Very Mi Scusi For '12 Years a Slave' Posters with White Dudes on Them

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An Italian distributor has apologized for using '12 Years a Slave' posters with giant pictures of white dudes on them.

phil robertson

The Robertson Family Has Released A Statement On The ‘Duck Dynasty’ Controversy

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The Robertson Family has released an official response on the future of 'Duck Dynasty' following the controversial remarks made by Phil Robertson In GQ

COMMERCIALS

Here’s The Gun Company Ad That The NFL Has Refused To Air During Super Bowl XLVIII

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Gun maker Daniel Defense submitted an ad to Fox to air during Super Bowl XLVIII and the NFL has rejected it due to supposed rule violations.

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‘Totally Biased’ Inducts Rob Ford Into The ‘Hall Of Crack Smoking Mayors’

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'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell' placed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford into the much deserved Hall of Crack Smoking Mayors, bringing prestige to the controversy.

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Meet The El Paso Chihuahuas, The Newest Sports Team With A Totally-Not-Racist Name

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El Paso's minor league team is now known as the El Paso Chihuahuas, a decision that has enraged the city's Hispanic community.

coed of the month

Meet The Dallas High School Teacher In Hot Water For An Old Playboy Photo Shoot

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A high school Spanish teacher in Dallas is the center of controversy after it was discovered that she was Playboy's Coed of the Month in February 2011.

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Jon Jones And Alexander Gustafsson Beat The Living Hell Out Of Each Other At UFC 165

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In case you missed <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/sports/2013/09/leather-live-discussion-ufc-165/#page/1" target="_blank">Saturday night’s UFC 165 Pay-Per-View</a> that featured not one but two awesome main event championship fights, I don’t know what to tell you.

ALL DEF DIGITAL

Kerfuffle Watch: Russell Simmons pulls ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’ amid complaints

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Media mogul, reality TV star, and famous lisp-haver Russell Simmons ith in hot water today, after pulling an attempted comedy video called "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape" from his new YouTube Channel All Def Digital, following complaints from a variety of blogs and even, Simmons says, the NAACP.

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Chloe Moretz Called BS On Jim Carrey’s Refusal To Promote ‘Kick-Ass 2′

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As the cast of the upcoming Kick-Ass 2 continues to make its rounds to promote the film’s opening next Friday, August 16, one of the sequel’s stars is still noticeably absent – Jim Carrey, who plays Colonel Stars and Stripes.

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Video: Hello Flo’s ‘The Camp Gyno’ Is The Most Courageous Commercial Of The Year

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The online tampon delivery service Hello Flo is responsible for a very controversial ad entitled, "The Camp Gyno."

controversy

How The ‘Ender’s Game’ Boycott Is Orson Scott Card’s Fault

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Orson Scott Card's political views might sink the film version of "Ender's Game"...but does the movie deserve a boycott?

transgender

Your Guide To The Most Recent 'Penny Arcade' Controversy

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Mike Krahulik got in some trouble on Twitter for comments about transgender people. Here's what happened, and why some were so angry.

bad parents

Great News, Dads: Pole Dancing Classes Are Finally Being Offered For Kids

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We’ve made no secret of our appreciation of pole dancing as a sport in the past, from <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/because-its-a-sport-south-america-crowned-a-new-pole-dancing-champion">coverage of international pole dancing competitions</a> to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/09/whos-more-fail-brandon-weedens-patriotic-debut-or-the-chicago-bears-tailgate-stripper">Chicago Bears fan busting their asses</a> to the superstar athletes at Rick’s Cabaret and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/With-Leather-Strippers.jpg">their appreciation of this site</a>.

BASKETBALL

Isiah Thomas Sort Of Talked About The Dream Team Anniversary

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Last night, the NBA network aired the highly anticipated Dream Team documentary to celebrate the 20th anniversary of arguably the most talented and dominating team in the history of any sport.

controversy

'Family Guy' Mailer Causes Major Hollywood Uproar or Something

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Television shows will often put out advertisements in the Hollywood trade publications (Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, etc.

Bioshock Infinite

In Games, How Political Is Too Political?

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Kotaku <a href="http://kotaku.com/5891444/evil-robot-george-washington-is-one-of-bioshock-infinites-big-villains">has a feature today</a> about a new enemy in "Bioshock: Infinite", a Motorized Patriot.

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JCPenney Tells Anti-Gay Group To Get Lost

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I usually try to avoid hot button political issues here, but I need to take a moment to give a shout out to JCPenney.


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