I was at my daughter's nursery graduation recently (yes, they have those now), there was a man in his 50s hired as a party entertainer (let's call him Mr E) for the children. Now, I'm almost certain that he didn't intend to be sexist, but sexist he was.
Sadly, both Fuck0ffee and Bricklane Coffee, appear to have misunderstood the time-old saying that "any publicity is good publicity" and, in doing so, to have missed a very simple truth: If you want to stand out in London's over-saturated independent coffee market, insulting 52% of the population isn't the best way to go about it. It's bad marketing, bad PR and, worst of all? It's not even funny.
Negative comments. We all get them. Not many of us enjoy them, but the majority of us can take the rough with the smooth. However, there is always that one statement (the straw that breaks the camel's back, if you will) that forces us to snap. To respond. To cause an issue. But what makes us do this? And why can't we take a step back, a deep breath, and realise that it's not that big a deal?
A Domino's Pizza branch has been accused of failing to acknowledge its multi-lingual workforce over a sign banning staff
Law students at one of the UK's top universities are in the middle of a race row after "blacking up" as Somalian pirates
Coca-Cola has had to cancel a Canadian promotion after outraged consumers opened bottles to messages including "you retard
Coca-Cola has had to apologise to an outraged family after an insulting message was discovered underneath the cap of one
Is it us or does it feel like a giant seagull is crapping on all of womankind from a very big height this week? First there
A lot of comedy is about confronting taboos, death, sex, religion, etc, etc, Monty Python wrote a song and a sketch based on a crucifixion, not generally a subject seen as ripe for comedy but now considered a comedy classic.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has logged a number of complaints against a range of domain names including .gay, .catholic and