Britain currently seems in the grip of a new moral panic over porn – but then, when is Britain ever not in a moral panic over porn? Even so, this week seems especially hysterical.
Brewdog once again shows that there is no need to pay for advertising when the self-proclaimed authority can be conned into doing the job for you.
Once again, Britain’s self-appointed advertising censors are allowing a handful of tutting moralists to dictate what everyone else can see.
A visual guide to forbidden advertising from the modern age.
Britain’s ever-prudish advertising censors get worked up about the idea of couples showing fully-clothed affection for each other.
1994 saw British television advertising step forward into the brave new world of European openness – and then quickly step back again.
A beer label featuring a stylised naked figure is too much for North Carolina.
How ads for female underwear attempt to emphasise the sexiness while trying to appease the censors.
Even Britain’s notorious advertising censors couldn’t agree that this poster, featuring a fully-clothed 28-year-old-woman, was sexualising under-age girls.
A single complaint is all it needs to have lingerie advertising pulled – what on earth is that about?
The advertising censors get worked up about the idea of someone having more than two pints of lager in a session.