A bunch of New Zealand pizza-peddlers have nixed an animated email ad campaign showing three dead celebs dancing to Halloween evergreen Thriller. The Beeb reports that the sensitive and subtle promotion featured cartoon-corpse representations of Sir Edmund Hillary, the Queen Mother and Batman actor Heath Ledger having a little …
"Any commentards/spuriousness muscles/Sachsgate etc."
Fair's fair. You started it.
Under the bootnote...
"Join El Reg, live and online - 03.12.08"
Unintentional of course...
Do we get to see the ad's in question or do we jusst have to wait until someone gets bored enough to create a new one?
Youtube or it's not real
It sounds a tad insensitive to me.
What is it with pizza peddlers?
One of the Dutch chains regularly gets flack for their foul language in advertising.
Admittedly, it's foul ENGLISH language, which (oddly enough) seems perfectly acceptable over here (to my son's great chagrin, 'cause he's 7 and not allowed to say the words the other kids say)
What about other countries?
Which is the odd one out?
Heath Ledger, as he's the only one to have been interviewed by that bastion of good taste known as Jonathan Ross.
@"Fair's fair. You started it"
Well, what else do you expect from a "gullible news service" that would "do [their] dirty work for [them] for free"?
had to say it..
extremely poor taste
You're new to this Internet thing, aren't you ?
are their pizzas Itchy and Tasty?
Mine's the one with the S.T.A.R.S. badge...
What about the time...
...they gave out a soft porn mag with every pizza sold? True. They started getting complaints when one of the delivery guys handed over said mag, complete with nudie pics, to an eleven-year-old. I'm not saying that the kid wasn't already corrupt, but still...
They do make damn good pizza though.
Surely you jest!
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