How to Write a Complaint Letter About an Ad

On the About-Face web site (that is, on this blog and elsewhere on our site), we talk about a lot of ads and other media that require action from consumers. But when we say “write a letter or e-mail,” what does that really mean? I used to think about what I would say for so… Continue Reading →

Dairy Queen helps little girls stay flirty and dependent.

Courtesy of a tip from Feministing, this ad from Dairy Queen, showing a little girl flirting with a little boy to get him to buy her a hot fudge sundae. Now, maybe my dad would say it’s cute. Or maybe not. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZFUVZqeCa4[/youtube] There are so many things wrong here: