Category: Advertising

Why is the BBC running adverts for Czech political parties that break its own guidelines? 2

Why is the BBC running adverts for Czech political parties that break its own guidelines?

  PraguePig.com was surprised to see adverts for two Eurosceptic Czech political parties on the BBC Sport website over the weekend.

Important modelling news: Simona Krainová goes topless (but not really) 0

Important modelling news: Simona Krainová goes topless (but not really)

Blesk devoted most of Wednesday’s centre-spread to the astonishing news that a Czech supermodel had taken most of her clothes off for an ad campaign.

Billa bag-for-life bears unfortunate resemblance to Czech Communist party logo 0

Billa bag-for-life bears unfortunate resemblance to Czech Communist party logo

Consumerists or Communists? Hats off to the Billa marketing exec (presumably in Germany) who thought it would be a good idea to slap the Komunistická strana Čech a Moravy (Communist Party of Bohemia and...

Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote 0

Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote

Usually a tedious affair, the Český slavík (“Czech Nightingale”) music awards are the centre of an unlikely scandal revolving around horrorcore rapper Řezník.

Ill-Advised or Racist? Bernard’s Blackface Beermat 2

Ill-Advised or Racist? Bernard’s Blackface Beermat

Bernard brewery co-owner Stanislav Bernard’s ad campaigns are usually pretty clever so what on Earth possessed him to don blackface for this “world’s best dark lager” campaign?

Slavia Pojišťovna’s Dodgy ‘Health Insurance for Foreigners’ Advert 0

Slavia Pojišťovna’s Dodgy ‘Health Insurance for Foreigners’ Advert

Do they mean us? Slavia pojišťovna choose an interesting illustration for their “health insurance for foreigners” products. Link

Your Slogan, My Breasts: The Strange World of Czech ‘Micro-Services’ Sites (NSFW-ish) 0

Your Slogan, My Breasts: The Strange World of Czech ‘Micro-Services’ Sites (NSFW-ish)

Need a photo of a slogan of your choice written on an unknown woman’s breasts? Look no further!

VoZP’s Shameless Havel Death Cash-In 0

VoZP’s Shameless Havel Death Cash-In

As the Czech Republic mourned Václav Havel’s death, which bright spark at health insurance company VoZP (Vojenská zdravotní pojišťovna; “Military Health Insurance”) decided this tasteless banner ad was a good idea? Roughly translated, the...