Check out NYC artist Jeremy Penn’s powerful portrait of fashion designer Galliano, who was fired for his own label after a string of anti-Semitic remarks, as a fresh-faced, yarmulke-wearing Jew becoming a man.
Shampoo company Biomen aired this ad on Turkish television, featuring a dubbed Hitler raving about “a real man’s shampoo.” If der Führer were around today, I think even he would object to this.
An Italian company uses the images of controversial figures like Hitler and Mussolini to sell beer, wine and liquor. The company allegedly cares more about meeting demand than they do about the ethical quandary it poses.
In a hilarious and somewhat tragic blooper, the folks at BBC Scotland mixed up the images for Hitler’s deputy, Rudolf Hess, and an unidentified smiling woman. When she switches to the weather forecast, the fail becomes even stronger.
Hype AM for Monday, March 1st features Charlie Sheen in the process of winning, Texas Governor’s geography mix-up, a Dior designer who loves Hitler, an anti-gay pastor arrested for being a cliche, top 10 Denny’s fights and much more.