Monday, February 04, 2008

What is this, 1930?

Not caring about the Super Bowl, I didn't have it on. Mr. S. was watching downstairs, and I went down to ask him something during a commercial, but stopped short when I saw this:

So what do you think... can we expect blackface gags during next year's Big Game? Should we take bets on which racist archetype gets the most airtime?


  1. This was the second of two commercials from this company, the first featured an Indian (subcontinent) accent. Not quite so problematic (minus the pandas or equivalent animal representative) - but we were laying odds on a tird commercial featuring a bad mexican accent.....