Burton, a snowboard manufacturer, is facing backlash over selling boards that have pornographic and sometimes bizarre images on them.
($429.95 for porn without a password?)
Sarah Mausolf of the VAIL DAILY reports that the Burton “Love” boards feature images of Playboy models. Though the “nipples and genitals have been covered or cropped out of view, their posteriors remain on prominent display.” Burton’s “Primo” boards, feature “cartoonish pictures of self-mutilation.” One board has an image of a person “cutting off his or her own finger with scissors.”
Now, the obligatory uproar has ensued, as over 100 folks marched on Burton’s Vermont headquarters recently.
Burton’s response to the reax? Go to hell. Read more…