Maybe it’s the noise, or maybe it’s the replays. But one thing is for sure, as long as they're aired on television we will keep shaking our heads at them.
Here's six examples of companies making the terrible mistake of tasteless, offensive advertising:
Chicago Lake Liquors
Dear Chicago Lake Liquors, buying Hennessy and wearing grills doesn’t make you black. Neither does saying “dang, son.” or "me and the homies" or "dolla dolla billz y'all."
Blackface? Just. Don’t.
Generally speaking, projecting racial stereotypes that don't apply to you makes situations more awkward, not less.
Just because the fried-chicken-loving stereotype is well established in cultural references doesn’t mean that you can monetize it.
Twin Lotus Herbal
There are no words. We saved the worst for last.