I found this video online the other day (at the bottom of the post) and I thought it was great. It's from a commercial promoting AIDS awareness but it's actually pretty darn funny. I love the look on the guys face when he realizes his penis is gone!
It's interesting though that this kind of commercial would never be allowed to play on television here in the states. If you've ever been to Europe then you know that they are quite a bit more flexible when it comes to expressing sexuality. I still remember seeing those giant billboards on my road trip to Paris with the nude ladies sunbathing. I was only 13 at the time... but ooh la-la!
While we do still enjoy great personal freedoms here in the U.S. (although they appear to be shrinking under the current administration), hopefully someday we'll catch up with some of the more "open" world communities and lose some of the ridiculous hangups we have. This video, however "scandalous" it may seem to some, is still a valiant effort at promoting awareness for the very serious topic of AIDS. Anyhow enough rambling from me, here's the video:
Posted by PRS
Saturday, January 6th, 2007