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Quote Of The Day - Legendary PR Blunders Edition

"We recognize that the use of a dead goat was in poor taste and fell below the high standards of conduct we set ourselves."

Sony, reacting to the publication of photos from a PlayStation game launch for God Of War II's European release, where members of the press were invited to do eat the still warm intestines uncoiled from the carcass of a freshly slaughtered goat while ogling topless women. The Daily Mail (somewhat NSFW) has the rest of the story...


Comments (9)

That's just offal.... (Below threshold)
mantis:

That's just offal.

What's with the pixelation ... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

What's with the pixelation of the goat? Slashed throat or evil eye?

PS: Great tits!

GIRL tits!!! (Not goat!)</p... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

GIRL tits!!! (Not goat!)

sheesh...that was close! (I... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

sheesh...that was close! (I can type when I have to!)

Awesome!Awesomely ... (Below threshold)
drjohn:

Awesome!

Awesomely stupid of Sony!

And that would have been teats for the goat, Bryan. :-)

I guess it's European?... (Below threshold)

I guess it's European?

We'd pixelate the breasts and show the gore.

It's because we're prudes. ;-)

Looks like Sony is still us... (Below threshold)
smartguy:

Looks like Sony is still using the PR guy that handled the whole "rootkit" incident. A real pro.

"where members of the press... (Below threshold)
Murphy:

"where members of the press were invited to do eat the still warm intestines uncoiled from the carcass of a freshly slaughtered goat while ogling topless women."

Well the first part of that is clearly in bad taste, if not down right sick, but I see nothing wrong with the last part.

Looks just like Ramadan to ... (Below threshold)
Son of a Pig and a Monkey:

Looks just like Ramadan to me.




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