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Chevy Pulls Ad Insensitve to The Chinese

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, May 2, 2013.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Sounds like GM hired Lorne Michaels to create this one:

    General Motors Co. (GM), seeking to boost China sales 75 percent by 2015, apologized for a Chevrolet ad that included a song referring to “the land of Fu Manchu” where all of the girls sing “ching, ching, chop-suey,” which one Hong Kong newspaper called racist.
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Why, it's "Faux Outrage Because Racism Isn't Fashionable Anymore Day."

    We want our countree back.
  3. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    "Like A wok ... "
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    OK, that is excellent.
  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    "Dong, where is my auto-mobile?"
    "HAHAHAHA ... at the Chevy dealership, grandpa!"
  6. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Jesus God.


    The new America. A nation of fucking babies.
  7. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    That might be the best one-liner I've ever read here.
  8. linotype

    linotype Well-Known Member

    You just won the Internet.
  9. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Where's the goat?
  10. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Meanwhile, over at Buick, spokesman Shaquille O'Neal said:
    "I may be retired, but I'm still ching-chong-yang-wah-ah-soh."
  11. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    I bow in your general direction.
  12. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I know others have commented. But damn that was snappy and good.
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