The Australian TV show The Gruen Transfer include a segment called “The Pitch” during which advertising agencies compete to promote something radical (“Euthanize everyone over 80!”) and have a panel of experts judge their ads. Recently, one topic was so controversial that they had ad agencies declining the invite to appear on the show (and capitalize on the free publicity).
The topic: “Banning religion is a good idea.”
Two agencies gave it a shot, though, and here’s how it went down:
So… when’s this show coming to America? (What’s that? Never? Got it.)
(via Dangerous Minds)