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Tantalizing “The Boys”

Above is the Twitpic leaked shortly before the release of Nicki Minaj’s music video, “The Boys,” featuring R&B/Pop singer Cassie. The image, as Perez Hilton, put it shows Minaj nestling into Cassie’s vajayay (Hilton). This image, among others in the … Continue reading

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BMW: You Won’t Miss a Thing.

BMW’s 2012 “Caught” commercial purports to advertise the rear-view camera feature in BMW cars. In reality, it’s advertising something else entirely: sex. The ad therefore supports Kilbourne’s claims that non-intimate heterosexual sex between young and attractive bodies is the primary … Continue reading

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“Men don’t want to look at naked men”

JBS Underwear ran a 2006 advertising campaign with the tagline, “Men don’t want to look at naked men.”  The commercial (found here) and a series of print advertisement feature slender, topless females modeling the male underwear line.  The models are … Continue reading

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Skyy Vodka

  The above ad for Skyy Vodka embodies several concepts of sexual representation, such as the presentation of the woman only in parts; while her face is not completely visible, her breasts are accentuated and focalized. By separating the woman’s … Continue reading

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(2001) Sisley-Paris Cosmetics ft. Josie Maran, photographed by Terry Richardson

Although Sisley-Paris is a cosmetics company, the whole of its 2001 ad campaign seems to target heterosexual males and exudes misogynistic sentiment and values for women to emulate, which caused me to be extremely critical out of disgust and outrage. … Continue reading

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