Sunday, August 13, 2006

"Wand" Still Airing Despite Similarities to Terror Plot

Despite pop bottles used as bombs in the British terror plot -- Sierra Mist is still running it's commercial featuring Kathy Griffin and other comedians stealing a passenger's soft drink at a security checkpoint.

Media outlets for years have been quick to take down ads that might remind consumers of sad or scary news events. Ford pulled an ad compaing it's early minivan "Aerostar" to the Space Shuttle when Challenger exploded shortly after launch, and Hollywood digitally erased images of the World Trade Center for months after the 9/11 atttacks. (TIME)

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