Topic: PSAs

Video: Hollywood Stars Make A PSA Demanding A Plan On Gun Control

Video: Hollywood Stars Make A PSA Demanding A Plan On Gun Control

In the wake of the horrible Newtown, CT school shooting tragedy, many people have renewed the call for stricter gun control laws to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them. Some of those people are famous, and a bunch of said famous people have banded together to make a PSA for Demand A Plan, an outgrowth of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns non-profit coalition. More »

Kaley Cuoco Teaches Girls How to Avoid the Slave Leia Costume in New Geeky PSA

Kaley Cuoco Teaches Girls How to Avoid the Slave Leia Costume in New Geeky PSA

Have you guys heard about The Nerd Machine? They were behind the “Swamp Ass” PSA starring Nathan Fillion — how could you forget the visual of him shoving a hairdryer down his pants? — and deal with videos tackling the real issues that today’s geeks face. Their newest video, starring The Big Bang Theory‘s resident blonde Kaley Cuoco, is for the ladies: How to avoid the “who wore it best” awkwardness when a group of women arrives at a convention all wearing the Slave Leia outfit. More »

Nathan Fillion Stars in a Gaming PSA About “Swamp Ass”

Nathan Fillion Stars in a Gaming PSA About "Swamp Ass"

What I’ve always loved about Nathan Fillion is his mastery of the deadpan delivery. You take him seriously even if the situation is bizarre: Dealing with space pirates in Firefly, romancing Keri Russell in Waitress, or playing a wacky writer at the NYPD on Castle. It’s only fitting, then, that he’d be the face of a tongue-in-cheek PSA about the gamers’ nemesis, swamp ass. More »

Jane Lynch Appears in PSAs to Stop Use of “The R-Word”

Jane Lynch Appears in PSAs to Stop Use of "The R-Word"

She may talk trash as Sue Sylvester on Glee, but off-camera Jane Lynch is promoting tolerance toward minority groups in a new set of PSAs about “the R-word.” That’s “retard,” which has run the gamut from playground mockery to affectionate nickname to hateful slur. Lynch and Lauren Potter, an actress with Down’s syndrome who plays a Cheerio on the show, say that it is “not acceptable” to call anyone a retard. Warning: The video contains uncensored racial slurs as well. More »

Teen Moms Farrah Abraham, Maci Bookout, and Chelsea Houska Appear in Anti-Teen Pregnancy PSA

Teen Moms Farrah Abraham, Maci Bookout, and Chelsea Houska Appear in Anti-Teen Pregnancy PSA

Although becoming teen moms is what made Maci Bookout, Farrah Abraham, and Chelsea Houska famous in the first place, the three young women are now appearing in an anti-teen pregnancy PSA for Seventeen magazine. The PSA is part of a campaign between Seventeen and bedsider.org, a website that gives information about birth control and sends reminders about when to take your pill. They’re asking women to update their Facebook statuses with “Hey, @SeventeenMagazine, I’m not ready to be a mom. I’d rather _____.” More »

Sex On The Wire: Chad Ochocinco Shows More Than Pig Skin For PETA

Sex On The Wire: Chad Ochocinco Shows More Than Pig Skin For PETA

Chad Ochocinco gets naked for PETA, but is still holding a leather football? Okay. (The Frisky)

• What kind of OCD trophy wife needs to stay awake during her breast implants? “No, I said a little more to the left! My left, you idiots!” (The Gloss)

Kim Kardashian‘s ad for the Keep A Child Alive foundation is downright scary. You still look good Kim, get out of that coffin! (Buzzfeed)

• Fox makes it official: “Man goes blind from having sex.” We thought it was just masturbation that did that? (Fox News) More »