rumour:

Blatant racism (apartheid) and misogyny

I think this is unintentional racism due to poor projection of design. The left side of the image is supposed to portray how a Denny’s ad would have looked 60 years ago, due to them celebrating their 60 year anniversary.
Most men you see in ads from the 1950s era (Denny’s was founded in 1953), are clothed in business uniform attire with the larger glasses and combed over hair. Everyone read newspapers, it was the main source of news, as found in the mans hand. The child has short hair, and looks over-enthusiastic about his dessert, another factor found in ads from that era. Also, the logo at the bottom on the left-hand side is their old logo.

Now on the right-side, they take a more modern, 2013-style ad choice to show today. The man is more casual, as in most ads today. He doesn’t have a particular hair style. The child is dressed more comfortably (not necessarily, but in my opinion, that would be more confortable) with medium-length hair, something you would have never seen in ads. also, modern logo at the bottom. and I think it’s good that the modern family isn’t white.

White family on the left, not racist, factual, in my opinion as a graphic designer. If I’m getting from this image what the designer was trying to portray, I see what they were trying to do, but they could have done a better job.

Don’t call racism on everything you see, until you know what they’re trying to show.

rumour:

Blatant racism (apartheid) and misogyny

I think this is unintentional racism due to poor projection of design. The left side of the image is supposed to portray how a Denny’s ad would have looked 60 years ago, due to them celebrating their 60 year anniversary.

Most men you see in ads from the 1950s era (Denny’s was founded in 1953), are clothed in business uniform attire with the larger glasses and combed over hair. Everyone read newspapers, it was the main source of news, as found in the mans hand. The child has short hair, and looks over-enthusiastic about his dessert, another factor found in ads from that era. Also, the logo at the bottom on the left-hand side is their old logo.

Now on the right-side, they take a more modern, 2013-style ad choice to show today. The man is more casual, as in most ads today. He doesn’t have a particular hair style. The child is dressed more comfortably (not necessarily, but in my opinion, that would be more confortable) with medium-length hair, something you would have never seen in ads. also, modern logo at the bottom. and I think it’s good that the modern family isn’t white.

White family on the left, not racist, factual, in my opinion as a graphic designer. If I’m getting from this image what the designer was trying to portray, I see what they were trying to do, but they could have done a better job.

Don’t call racism on everything you see, until you know what they’re trying to show.


  1. beyourselfjrrjrr reblogged this from aravenhairedmaiden
  2. daizyhemmo reblogged this from heroinclifford
  3. lillabeth-blogging reblogged this from ask-fire-emblem-olivia
  4. ketaminekendra reblogged this from kylehasatumblr
  5. justforgetit reblogged this from walruscocktail
  6. walruscocktail reblogged this from kylehasatumblr
  7. kylehasatumblr reblogged this from mhcdebatesfoo and added:
    JESUS FUCK. IT’S A DENNYS AD.
  8. sherlocks-blogger reblogged this from free-breakfast
  9. free-breakfast reblogged this from officialgiraffe
  10. joehosofat reblogged this from ju-onion
  11. ju-onion reblogged this from henrywinterr
  12. r3d5t0n3 reblogged this from kiss-in-the-tardis
  13. urlsarenotmydivision reblogged this from parenting-intensifies
  14. cassycrash reblogged this from crewdlydrawn
  15. tehsharkie reblogged this from bosh-tet
  16. thisismyseason reblogged this from verd1ckal
  17. lavieesttresmagnifique reblogged this from doing-joshy-things
  18. doing-joshy-things reblogged this from ithinkwe-reontosomething
  19. the-eleventh-bowtie reblogged this from livingwithlycanthropy
  20. stars-silent-and-sure reblogged this from mynameisthomas-thatsalliremember
  21. unholyweirdo reblogged this from mynameisthomas-thatsalliremember
  22. bey0urownanchor reblogged this from thegrumpiestwerewolf
  23. ithinkwe-reontosomething reblogged this from mynameisthomas-thatsalliremember
  24. thetownnutcase reblogged this from livingwithlycanthropy
  25. livingwithlycanthropy reblogged this from thegrumpiestwerewolf
  26. mynameisthomas-thatsalliremember reblogged this from thegrumpiestwerewolf
  27. thegrumpiestwerewolf reblogged this from superserum
  28. annonymmoose reblogged this from phucough
  29. sithmuffins reblogged this from sherlockianwiththetardis
  30. phucough reblogged this from sherlockianwiththetardis