• Tag: apology
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 23/12/2013
    Posted by on Dec 23rd, 2013

    Justine Sacco, a US executive for a major media company, caused mass outrage with her tweet about Africa. Here’s the full story from the reaction to her tweet to her landing in Cape Town, getting… Read More »

    The American PR exec causing an outrage with her AIDS in Africa tweet is landing in Cape Town this morning
    Posted by on Dec 21st, 2013

    A senior director and PR executive for a major media company in the USA is at the centre of a massive Twitter backlash after posting a racist tweet yesterday. Justine Sacco’s tweet about AIDS, Africa… Read More »

    CT Fish Market ad withdrawn after 2 people complained it was racist [video]
    Posted by on Sep 5th, 2013

    The Advertising Standards Authority have ordered management of popular fish restaurant, Cape Town Fish Market, to remove a television commercial after it recieved two complaints. The CTFM ad features a scene where a white actor… Read More »

    The SUN newspaper owns Scientology with an epic trolling apology [pic]
    Posted by on Jun 14th, 2013

    An apology by the SUN newspaper has gone viral for publically owning scientologists around the globe. The infamously sensationalist publication ran a story on Sunday about flat UFO like discs hovering over British Church of… Read More »

    Watch this drunk guy charge a wild male elephant in Kruger [video]
    Posted by on May 14th, 2013

    Given my previous post of the half naked Cape Town guy stuck in Porta Loo toilet bowl HERE i thought i may as well stick with the wtf-were-you-thinking-theme and present you with this video of… Read More »

    Hyundai pulls horrendous ad making fun of suicide after internet backlash [video]
    Posted by on Apr 26th, 2013

    ‘How could a brand and agency get it so wrong’ the words of Mike Stopforth on Twitter that accompanied a video of the new Hyundai ad. If ever there was an example of how not… Read More »

    Pro cyclist says sorry for pinching podium girl’s butt [pic]
    Posted by on Apr 3rd, 2013

    Ya hey..sexism and the objectifying of women has been making headlines lately and now comes this pic of a professional cyclist who has been accused of harassment and being a downright disgrace for his behaviour… Read More »

    BBC apologises for playing song about shooting your old lady right after Pistorius news report
    Posted by on Feb 19th, 2013

    The BBC issued a formal apology today after playing Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix immediately after a news report about Oscar Pistorius. They say it was a mistake to play the song so soon after… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 27/01/2013
    Posted by on Jan 28th, 2013

    FNB  take out new full page ad (above) in four national newspapers in response to the ANC having a frothy about their ‘You Can Help’ campaign [mybroadband] 233 people die in Brazil nighclub fire after a… Read More »

    Americans not gonna like PSY anymore after they found out he once sang ‘Kill those f**king Yankees’
    Posted by on Dec 10th, 2012

    Your useless Monday morning celebrity gossip comes courtesy of PSY and his Gangnam style song which is close to hitting the billion views mark on Youtube (yes a billion) making it the most watched and… Read More »