Posts Tagged ‘Haribo’

Ooo-er, Mao-AAAMMM!

August 27, 2009

maoam 2This story has tickled me. Courtesy of the Daily Mail (why am I surprised at this?), the story reports how a father is ‘furious’ over ‘pornographic sweet wrappers’. Oh yes. Apparently Maoam sweets, although delectable and very chewy, are actually, soft porn.

The image, as you can see, *clearly* show’s the lime getting a bit too much pleasure from his fellow fruity friends.

Clearly someone's creative juices were flowing...

Clearly someone's creative juices were flowing...

I don’t think there’s anything else I can say on this. I don’t even know where I stand on the matter. Does Mr Lime really have a ‘lurid’ wink upon his limey green face? Are the cherries enjoying being licked that little bit too much? I’m torn. The more I look at the picture, the more I think furious Mr Simpkins may have a point. But would a child ever notice a tiny wrapper like that and immediately deduce it was pornographic? I think not.

Read the original article in all its glory here.

Will Ferrell and Pearl’s Good Cop, Baby Cop v new Haribo advert

October 14, 2008
 
Compare Will Ferrell’s Good Cop Baby Cop sketch  to the latest Haribo advert advert.  No such thing as a new idea in advertising?  You decide…


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