No Comment: Interactive Ad Edition

Where do environmentalism, shaving and penis jokes intersect? Philips Norelco has found the magic answer with a new ad campaign, which encourages the would-be shaver to create a virtual self complete with your ideal body and face, “level of deforestation” and a “friend”–either a nude woman or an animal–to accompany you to the scenic locale of your choosing.

Appalled? Contact Arent Jan Hesselink, chief press officer of Philips,


Anna Kelner graduated from Columbia with a major in English and a special concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies in 2012. She was an editorial intern at Ms. in 2010, and is now a writer and editor based in Los Angeles.