Daily Archives: April 13, 2009

[D]Effective Advertising?

Jezebel alerts us to an interesting German ad campaign – portray sperm as Hitler (or Osama Bin Laden or Mao Zedong). Kind of creepy, right? What do you think? Would this ad make you want to use a condom?

Amazon Fail: Update

Thanks to Salon for pointing us to Dear Jane who’s unraveled a little bit of this mystery: “At the suggestion of someone I looked up the category meta data provided by the publisher to Amazon. I looked up over 40 books that had been deranked and filtered out of search engines. It appears that all […]

What’s going on with Amazon.com?

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. I know mine was great, well mostly. Until I read this disturbing piece of news about Amazon.com. Apparently the book retailer has been stripping the sales ranking off of gay, lesbian and feminist books. For those of you who don’t know, a book’s sales […]