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PETA loves animals, isn't so fond of women

PETA may love animals, but they don't have much respect for women. It's always been surprising to me how PETA seems to get a pass on caging women, forcing…

August 18, 2009, 10:53 AM EDT

Kara DioGuardi wings it in 'Angels' PETA ad

Propitious timing for PETA, as its latest ad stars American Idol's Kara DioGuardi, who dons angel's wings as part of the "Angels for Animals" campaign. And are we hallucinating,…

May 20, 2009, 11:53 AM EDT

Cloris Leachman puts on cabbage for PETA

PETA has finally hit its advertising stride, and all it took was draping Cloris Leachman in cabbage. The 82-year-old Oscar-winning actress (for 1971's The Last Picture Show) "sang and…

April 9, 2009, 8:37 AM EDT

PETA now just hiring professional strippers

PETA continues its naked-people anti-fur campaign with this ad starring strippers from Rick's Cabaret. See the full ad here. The animal-rights group says Rick's is "the only strip joint…

March 4, 2009, 9:09 AM EST

NBC, won't you please take PETA's money?

Sure, companies have groused about their spots getting banned from the Super Bowl for years. But this year it's full-blown PR-stunt mania. I've gotten releases about a half-dozen such ads,…

January 28, 2009, 8:35 AM EST

Would you hook, filet and eat a 'sea kitten'?

In one of the most ambitious rebranding efforts ever, PETA has embarked on a plan to refer to fish as "sea kittens." Why? Because who would want to snare,…

January 13, 2009, 9:11 AM EST

Khloe Kardashian baring her booty for PETA

It isn't Kim Kardashian, but it's the next best thing: her sister Khloe, going naked in this new PETA ad to protest fur. See the full ad here, which…

December 11, 2008, 8:55 AM EST

No more chimps and gorillas in advertising?

Prodded by the well-meaning folks at PETA, the Ad Council says it no longer supports the use of great apes in ads (including chimpanzees and gorillas) because the creatures…

November 10, 2008, 9:03 AM EST

Not shockingly, Danity Kane strips for PETA

Yes, more naked PETA people. This time it's the members of Danity Kane, the girl group that won MTV's Making the Band 3. The ad is getting more play than…

October 17, 2008, 11:17 AM EDT

PETA asks Ben & Jerry's to use human milk

Ah, PETA. Always milking an issue for all it's worth. When it's not putting celebrity breasts in its ads, it's thinking up other ways to conscript mammary glands for the…

September 24, 2008, 9:04 AM EDT