The only place you can see the banned Mountain Dew commercial

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The ad was pulled.

But it lives here.

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13 thoughts on “The only place you can see the banned Mountain Dew commercial

  1. Lynne

    At the end of this “commercial,” it says “TO BE CONTINUED.” God, I hope not!!

  2. gina

    You people need to get a grip and take the commercial for how it was intended. Funny!people are sick and tired of race factoring into every damn thing that comesout!

    1. Cynical Susan

      So …. it’s funny in that it _____________?

      Shows a beaten-up woman? Yeah, I’ve always gotten a big kick out of that. Or it shows that all suspects who aren’t goats are black? Also a laff-riot.

      1. Richard

        I guess you didn’t buy the Black Male Producers angle of artists reclaiming their racial history by using imagery and lyrics forbidden to Whites.

        Black Power babe. Free your mind of stereotypes. Peace. Out.

  3. Paul

    Richard Pryor’s evolution on the use of the N-word is interesting as well as grown women who choose to stop using “girls”, “chicks”, etc. Co-opting the language of the oppressor seems more like a place to get stuck than something to aspire to. What comes next is too often put down as “PC” no matter your color, gender or how sincere you are. It’s a shame that language and images rooted in hate, irrespective of how the usage is rationalized, always seems to carry more weight and becomes excuses for more of the same.

  4. Todd Zaino

    Liberals wanting to make everything right
    Complaining about an ad such a noble fight
    Leftists so sad
    It’s a freaking ad
    Anything gets the PC crowd howling and uptight

    1. Cynical Susan

      Just to be sure: you’d laugh just as much if it were Catholic Italians who were being typecast as Mafia hoodlums……

      and if it were a good friend who’d been beaten up….

      Right?

      1. Todd Zaino

        I would probably enjoy the ad more if it poked fun at angry, bitter, liberal, feminists, who cling to Roe v. Wade, and anything said by the ACLU…yeah Cynical that would be laugh out loud funny to me.

        1. Cynical Susan

          Nope, your example doesn’t work because all us happy clear-eyed bi-partisan feminists aren’t of the same ethnic group. Try again.

  5. Todd Zaino

    Colin,

    Sorry I am breaking the “One limerick” per topic rule, I just can’t resist.

    This is ad is brillant in its simplicity
    Combining violence and some ethnicity
    Enough of PC riff-raff
    This made me laugh
    Moutain Dew is genius at getting all this free publicity

  6. peter brush

    all us happy clear-eyed bi-partisan feminists
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