Advertisement

Boise balks at brainless boobs billboard

Boobs It’s not just Boston anymore! Add Boise, Idaho, to the list of communities that can get upset over titillating ad campaigns. Case in point: Boise moms are ticked off about this billboard for syndicated radio dudes Bob & Tom, who market themselves as “2 boobs in the morning.” (A high-brow show, no doubt, probably with pithy banter on world events and a Tom Lehrer theme song. Not.) You’d think citizens who have George Parker living in their midst as well as bakeries that compare their bagels to vaginas would shrug this off as mildly vulgar at best. But Boise’s populace his risen up and pressured the local station to remove the billboard. Take a guess which visual elements bothered them. Unlike Bob & Tom, you won’t need more than one.

—Posted by David Gianatasio

Get the The AdFreak Daily newsletter:

Thanks for signing up! Check your inbox for a confirmation email.

Topics:
Advertisement

Sign up for AdFreak Newsletters

Advertisement
About AdFreak

AdFreak is your daily blog of the best and worst of creativity in advertising, media, marketing and design. Follow us as we celebrate (and skewer) the latest, greatest, quirkiest and freakiest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos and package designs around. Edited by Adweek's Tim Nudd and David Griner.

Click to Subscribe to AdFreak RSS