28 May 2008

[modren_life] It's Just Getting Harder And Harder To Keep Up With Teh_Stupid

1576. (via Boston.com) I'm torn over how to feel about this one; due to complaints from people who can't tell an silk scarf from a keffiyeh, a Rachael Ray ad for Dunkin Donuts was pulled because ... well, you read:

Does Dunkin' Donuts really think its customers could mistake Rachael Ray for a terrorist sympathizer? The Canton-based company has abruptly canceled an ad in which the domestic diva wears a scarf that looks like a keffiyeh, a traditional headdress worn by Arab men.

I'm no fan of Rachael Ray (though she's modestly hot she doesn't really know as much about cooking as she pretends to and she's that ... bizarre ... smile that makes her look like Jack Nicholson's Joker) but this ...

Well, lets just say that when Hunter S. Thompson penned the immortal words when the going gets weird the weird turn pro, he was being an optimist.

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