Link Lust: Mexican stamps. Climate change brief, death traps and the longest ad

SpeakUp speaks on the controversial stamps from Mexico showing the cartoon hero Memín Pinguín, which caused such an uproar in the United States and Canada in the post: "Viva la Political Correctness". A good read about designers responsibility, even though the discussion might be slipping into usual flamefest territory if they aren't careful.

Banned! A advert is frozen out. The ad shows a man using a refrigerator in a bid to teleport to Durban. Nothing as scary as "the Fly" happens in this ad, but it received complaints to the ASA anyway as it was irresponsible to show people climbing into fridges, a well-known death trap for kids who might lock themselves into abandoned fridges and freezers. The ASA upheld the complaint and the ad can't be shown again in South Africa.

WAKE UP CALLS , the Media Guardian asked four ad agencies to sell climate change to the masses. Claire Cozens reviews the results.

Indias Longest Ad ever - 150 sec spot for Air Deccan in India - claims its the longest advert to be telecast in the history of Indian advertising.

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