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Friday, May 1, 2009

I Scream, You Scream, Apparently We All Scream...

The Advertising Standards Authority is investigating an ad for the designer ice cream brand Antonio Federici Gelato Italiano (warning: a parody of "That's Amore!" plays when you open up the website) which rolled out a new advertising campaign with an ad featuring a nun and a priest looking as if they are about to kiss. The ad carries the tagline: Kiss Temptation. The ASA warns that the ad might contravene the advertising code because it might give offense to religion. The company's spokespeople say the ad is intended to be lighthearted. Read more here.

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