Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sex Sells - Even the Calgary Stampede Thinks So

Check out this ad I found in FFWD magazine a couple of weeks ago. It's an advertisement for a "ladies getaway" at the Calgary stampede.

So, I get that it's making a reference to the Superman thing where he rips off his suit to reveal his superhero costume underneath. But in this advertisement, it's more like she's thrusting her breasts in your face than revealing her "cowgirl superhero costume." Also, the design of her western shirt has black arrows conveniently pointing directly at her nipples. Looks more like an advertisement for her breasts than a ladies getaway at the Stampede.

Does this irk anyone else?

1 comment:

  1. yes. yes this does.

    i've been talking to a lot of people about starting an alternative stampede (yes, I realize sled island is already an alternative to said festival, but it would be nice to have something that combats stampede directly), one that could challenge the busty advertisements and drunken destruction.