Amusing new Ragu ad angers One Million Moms

The commercial reawakened our most repressed childhood memory—in hilarious fashion. Plus, ‘Price is Right’ holds male model contest, lunch breaks disappear, the worst/best ‘Call Me Maybe’ parody, a Shark Week drinking game, and more.

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Scrape and blot. Sponge. Pretreat. Wash on cold. Air dry. As anyone who’s ever done laundry can attest, removing tomato sauce stains is toilsome. Ragu has some experience in that department, and in more ways than one. However, its latest stain has irked one group—one group of One Million Moms. The family watchdog blew its whistle on the brand’s newest “Long Day of Childhood” campaign, and in particular, a spot that “has everyone talking” about what Ragu calls “one of the most mortifying moments of childhood revealed.”

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