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There, see! We said it. No one exploded, no one had sex, no one even became remotely aroused. But for some reason, “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” can’t catch a break here in the U.S. &#151 other than all the media coverage it’s getting merely for having a risque word in its title. Yeah, we whined about the public outcry against the Seth Rogen y Heather Banks flick when it got stirred up two weeks ago.

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Are we wrong in doing so? If adding ‘porno’ to the title was meant to cause a ruckus, we say well done. The Wall Street Journal reports that the issue is still fresh on the nation’s mind &#151 given the 15 newspapers and television stations that have banned the ads.

In some cases, which we’ve noticed in passing, TV spots have shortened the title to, “Zack and Miri” &#151 but come on people, let’s be real. Calling use of the word “porno” obscene is a distinction that only a Supreme Court judge can make. There’s clearly a dividing line on this issue, but in our perception, using the word equates to naming a kid, “Richard.” He might decide to go by Dick, and every time someone thinks or him, they’ll simultaneously think of dick.

No actually, they won’t. Let’s put it to a vote. What do you think of the title? Answer using the fancy poll, after the jump!

If you’re wondering about the Canada reference in the headline, apparently our nubiles to the north haven’t banned the poster you see on the right. Fellatio/cunnilingus for everyone!

Gawker via WSJ Online

Click continued for the poll.


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