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London Dungeon #sorrynotsorry for morbid Valentine’s campaign

Family favourite London Dungeon has ‘apologised’ after it’s Dark Valentine campaign took a very morbid turn. Jokes about dead prostitutes and genital warts fell flat with users, who were shocked at the casual misogyny being bandied around by the Merlin Entertainment’s attraction in poorly pitched campaign. Setting aside this #facepalm of campaign execution, the apology they posted today...

P0rn site responds to archaic Utahn bill by redirecting all traffic to sex ed videos

P0rn site xHamster has capitalised on a rejected bill, responding with a PR move that is both well-judged and, well, a good thing. According to this on Vocativ, “in a 12-2 vote, the House Education Committee [in Utah, USA on Monday] struck down a bill that would have given parents the ability to choose to opt their kid into comprehensive sex education including instruction on consent and emergency...

‘Historically accurate’ Mr. Darcy portrait created to promote Jane Austen season

Mr. Darcy is one of Jane Austen’s most loved character’s, one that has always been portrayed by actors as tall, dark and handsome. However a study, conducted by UCL professor John Sutherland and Amanda Vickery of the Queen Mary University of London, as part of a five-week campaign – dubbed ‘Jane Austen Season’ on the Drama channel- has indicated otherwise. Apparently men in Jane...

Volvo opens new relaxation lodge in Swedish mountains

Volvo and premium hotel company, Tablet Hotels, have launched a ‘Get Away’ lodge in the Swedish mountains to promote Volvo’s new V90 Cross Country. Volvo has said that 6 in 10 people want to spend more time outdoors and less in the office. This stunt is simply to launch the new car, however it comes as part of a bigger campaign idea aimed at people struggling to find that illusive work-life...

Oysters For The Price of a Freddo Bar, Happy Valentine’s Day

Morrison’s announced this week that in the build up to Valentine’s Day they’re selling oysters for 25p. Once reserved for Britain’s elite, the supermarket is offering the luxury treat for the price of a Freddo Bar – although I’m not sure what is more shocking. The usual price of an oyster can be anywhere from £1 to £5. To help buyers know what to do with their bargain oysters, Morrisons’...

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