The latest Web video ads for Internet Explorer 8 called O.M.G.I.G.P.– oh my God! I’m gonna puke–has been pulled from all Microsoft and third-party video Web sites–including the dedicated IE8 site, Browser for the Better.
It looks like the image of a woman who couldn’t stop vomiting after inadvertently viewing hardcore pornography on her husband’s computer was too controversial or subversive for Microsoft. The ads were developed by the Indiana-based advertising firm Bradley and Montgomery and were directed by, interestingly enough, standup comedian Bobcat Goldthwait.
So why did Microsoft pull the video spot? Well let’s watch the video.
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