Random Throwups. Naima 3-4-2011 FacebookTwitterTumblrMoreEmailStumbleUponRedditPocketGooglePrintLinkedInPinterest uhhhh what? Hope this isn’t a real commercial…. About Latest Posts NaimaNaima "Nai" Ramos-Chapman is the Associate Editor at Campus Progress, a dancer with Taurus Broadhurst Dance in D.C., and an aspiring visual artist (she doodles). Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Naimaramchap. Latest posts by Naima (see all) Student Debt; A Heavier Load for Young Borrowers of Color - November 1, 2012 Random Midday Hotness: ‘Stoops Parks & Rooftops.’ - August 25, 2011 Pop Throwup - August 9, 2011 Previous Next ACLS Yup, it’s real. Thailand is notorious for having insane, disturbing or offensive ads like this. Copyranter tracks them, which is where I first saw this, and this one is actually pretty nice by comparison. Here’s a more typical (read: very creepy) example. MH8D Wow. That was incredibly offensive to me. I suppose that sort of thing flies in a mostly homogeneous society where there aren’t any black people around, but then the question becomes: where the hell do they get their ideas about black people from? LJ Damn!!!!!!!!! That is f-ed up. renee What did that even mean? And why does he come home to sleep on a toothbrush?? One minute lost on foolishness. hcduvall Alas, it’s more than Thailand with this kind of stuff. There’s a popular brand of toothpaste (again! who knows why…) called Darlie in Taiwan that basically has Al Jolson in blackface on the logo. http://quinceminutos.wordpress.com R. Yeah, racism is a huge problem here in Thailand. What makes it worse is the fact that a lot of people are oblivious to it. They wouldn’t think twice about ads like this. This CNN Go article nails it, while the comments paint an even more thorough picture. jazzy That Confederate Family commercial is not real. That was a scene from a satiric movie about what would have happened if the South won the Civil War.