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Friday, April 30, 2010

Epic Advertising Fail: Kindergarten Stabbing, Babies and NPR

Posted By on Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Sometimes news website ads are automatically matched with a few keywords in the story on the screen. Sometimes that turns out to be a horrible, horrible idea.

For instance, this combination of a heinous school massacre in China and the Mother's Day cute-fest Babies might surpass the blood-spattered McRib/Murder pairing from a few months back for the title of epic advertising fail of the year:
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The movie follows four newborns from different parts of the world over the course of year. It looks pretty decent...so long as there's not a surprise stabbing scene at the end:


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