• Posts Tagged ‘#MacFarlane’

    Family Guy Continues Pedophilia-Themed Punchlines

    by  • May 15, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Misrated, Sex, Violence • 18 Comments

    Last week we told you about Family Guy‘s bizarre fixation with child sex abuse. This week, the writers of Family Guy doubled-down on the offensive content with an art exhibit featuring pictures of hundreds of babies in suggestive situations, and Quagmire performing an inappropriate magic act at a children’s birthday party.

    Quagmire: (subtitled) Hey, can...

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    These “Dads” Are No Role Models

    by  • January 17, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Broadcast Decency, Sex • 5 Comments

    Dads, a new sitcom airing on Fox, Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c, focuses on Eli and Warden, two game developers whose lives drastically change when their fathers move in with them.

    Have you been watching?  My guess is “No,” being that Dads earned a series low this week according to TvByTheNumbers.  But I can’t say I’m...

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    Fall Shows: “lowestcommondenominator,” and “Ugly stew of racist sexist shtick.”

    by  • May 22, 2013 • Advertiser Accountability • 1 Comment

    We’ve just come out of Upfronts season, a dog and pony show where the networks fly their top stars to New York City to mingle with advertisers in an attempt to convince sponsors to commit advertising dollars “upfront,” ahead of the fall season. Sponsors are wined and dined and given a preview of what’s...

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    Worst Show of the Week: The Cleveland Show

    by  • March 6, 2013 • Worst of the Week • 7 Comments

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    One week after exposing adult Hollywood actors to his horrendously racist and sexist “humor” during his performance as host of the 85 th Academy Awards telecast – thereby drawing outraged comments from everyone from feminist bloggers to the Jewish Anti-Defamation League – this past Sunday, Seth MacFarlane was back to his more familiar stomping...

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    End of an Era?

    by  • March 1, 2013 • Misrated, Sexualization • 0 Comments

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    Seth MacFarlane has built a career on programs that wallow in misogyny and anti-Semitism; joke about violence against women, rape, pedophilia, incest, and bestiality; and even ridiculing children with disabilities.

    Knowing this, the Academy still chose to invite MacFarlane to host the 2013 Academy Awards, where he proceeded to offend and outrage millions of viewers...

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