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12.13.10 Bucky Turco

The NYC health department created this dismal spot aimed squarely at gay men, since they’re the only ones dying of AIDS. It probably won’t do much to prevent the transmission of the HIV virus, but should effectively remind those who are currently infected, how bleak their future is. […]

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12.07.10 Bucky Turco

Finally, we have a PR winner in one of the worst celebrity charity campaigns ever executed and it’s a billionaire, which must be a big relief to several publicists, since it wasn’t the kids suffering from AIDS or the ego-dying participants for the past week. Pharmaceutical kingpin Stewart Rahr kicked in the remaining $500,000 to […]

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12.03.10 Bucky Turco

Did Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian and others really expect their fans to be so devastated without their tweets and Facebook status updates, that they’d feel compelled to donate money the celebrities should have dished out in the first place? Today we checked Keep a Child Alive’s website and the little coffin […]

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12.02.10 Bucky Turco

America’s biggest celebrities are dead, social networking wise, but no one seems to care. Only $162,750 has been raised as we enter day two of their gimmicky demise. Maybe symbolically killing yourself and strictly relying on your fan base to revive you isn’t such a wise strategy after all? Something tells me their managers and […]

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11.30.10 Bucky Turco

So, a bunch of celebs have vowed to temporarily let their digital selves die and stay off Twitter and Facebook until their less wealthy fans give enough money to this charity tomorrow, on World AIDS Day. Although that’s a huge sacrifice, I say give nothing, enjoy the blackout, and demand these cheap bastards write out […]

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01.19.10 Copyranter

It is my job, as this copyranter character, to try my hardest to type caustic hatred about every ad ever produced by anybody. Usually, it’s easy. Occasionally, I have to fake it. But sometimes, rarely, I can’t muster much real or synthetic bile. Like with this new French AIDS awareness video […]

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12.01.09 Copyranter

This is my weapon, this is my gun…Yes, today is the day to breakdown and buy some condoms, Mr. Barebacker. And in an attempt to get hetero 15-30 year-old wankers to wear love gloves, Lowe London created this :60 spot for MTV’s Staying Alive to start airing today on the “music television” channel and its […]

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11.25.09 Copyranter

(AIDS is abbreviated as SIDA in Spain and other countries) Yeah! Take that, you, you fucking pussy-ass syndrome you! You may have killed 25 million+ people worldwide so far, with no cure in sight, but, but FUCK YOU! Next time I diddle my girlfriend, I’m gonna put a condom on my middle finger and jam […]

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