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Memory Lane Monday: Who Does This Remind You Of?--- Round 4

Memory Lane Monday: Who Does This Remind You Of?--- Round 4

For this month’s installment of Who Does This Remind You Of? we’ve gone to a fairly big name in...

Genius Idea: Call Tourists Terrorists

Genius Idea: Call Tourists Terrorists

Spain has made no secret that they’re over their Tourist Industry.

Sweden’s Armed Forces Embraces Rainbow Laces

Sweden’s Armed Forces Embraces Rainbow Laces

Despite KLM missing the mark with their Gay Pride Click Campaign, Sweden’s Armed Forces weren’t...

Just Sayin’: Over The Iceland Bandwagon

Just Sayin’: Over The Iceland Bandwagon

To start with, we’d like to outline for the record, that PD covered Iceland long before the rest...

Faux Tiffanys Causes Costco to Pay Up

Faux Tiffanys Causes Costco to Pay Up

A fair amount of engagement rings (2,500) at remarkable whole-sale prices has put Costco and a...

Nike’s Massacre Chic

Yeah, the blood spatter might not be that great of an idea.Seriously, Tiger?If you thought the Tiger Woods “Winning-Takes-Care-Of-Everything” Nike ad campaign revealed last month was in poor taste (what with all of the infidelity and that) Nike is now once again taking heat for their Boston Massacre tee.

Eee, much like Entertainment Weekly’s “Killer” Batman cover after Aurora, that’s just unfortunate.

The phrase, for all of the non-sport guru PDers out there, comes from the 1978 sweeping World Series Championship win by the Yankees over the Boston Red Sox, not last week’s marathon bombing. Of course, that little tidbit of information does little to downplay the blood splatter design of the tee.Even historically speaking, Nike, not cool, not cool.

While Nike as of Monday yanked the shirt line, their few day hesitation has them currently being eaten alive by the public.

When discussing the term, it too can be pointed out that the original Boston Massacre ala Crispus Attucks (the first man of five colonists to fall) happened back in 1770. In that case, it wasn’t Chechen fan boys looking to blow up their social media accounts with followers, but a tyrannical government working to disarm an over taxed citizenry…hmmm… That’s totally different from today… Completely, totally… Not even remotely similar…

Who says history repeats itself? 

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