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28 September 2007

China bans push-up bra ads

MSNBC is reporting that in advance of the 17th Communist Party Congress in Beijing, the Chinese government has banned "saucy" television ads featuring push-up bras and form-fitting underwear. (I wonder if ads for loose underwear are OK.) Previously prohibited were reality shows featuring plastic surgery or sex changes, advertisements with "sexually provocative sounds" (sheep?) and "low-brow and base" commercials for sex toys. (Which leads me to also wonder if well-done high-brow ads for sex toys are OK.) Wow. I'm glad I live in a country where we have freedom of speech and broadcasting.

  • On 9/30/2007 10:01 PM, Blogger CableGirl said…

    Yes, because banning lingerie is so much more important than making sure they don't export toxic food to children's toys. Ugh. Priorities people! Where are they?

     
  • On 10/01/2007 10:45 AM, Blogger Diesel said…

    I'm going to move to China and write classy sex toy commercials.

    "The Raminator... Because it's time to show her how much you care."

     
  • On 10/02/2007 11:08 AM, Blogger BrentD said…

    At last!

    With this ban on sexy undergarment ads, I might finally gain some market share for my struggling lines of burlap skivvies, "Intimate Irritants."

    Don't be left out, get on the waiting list now.

     
  • On 10/03/2007 3:43 PM, Blogger Jen said…

    Nothing like those sexy, loose underwear ads!

     

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