About Boycott Barstool
Barstool Sports' recent post featuring a photo of a naked 2-year old boy, along with lewd and explicit commentary, prompted us to start this site.
We're not trying to stop Barstool Sports from doing what they do, nor are we trying to stop their fans from reading it. We simply want to make sure Boston-area advertisers know what they're supporting.
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“At press time, Media Farm still found the offending pictures on Barstool Sports’ server. We can’t help but think a war between Portnoy and one of the world’s richest couples is not over. Not by a long shot.” from Dig … Continue reading
Got word today that numerous people have been in contact with Boston and Cambridge city halls regarding Barstool Sports’ newspaper boxes scattered around the area. We think garbage bins would be suitable replacements. City of Boston 617 635-4500 City … Continue reading
“I saw the picture and, quite frankly, I do think it’s kiddie porn. I don’t think you should put a picture of a 2-year-old nude.” – Howard Stern, 8/16/2011 Read full article on TheBostonChannel.com
“Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office confirmed last night that detectives from her office went to the Milton home of David Portnoy, founder of barstoolsports.com, to discuss the posts of Brady’s 20-month-old son, which included a magnified picture of the boy … Continue reading
Boston-based Campus Live is partnering with Barstool Sports for a rolling college-tour this Fall. We wonder what Campus Live, as well as the local college campuses featured on this tour, think of Barstools’ recent controversial post featuring Tom Brady and … Continue reading
“The site zoomed in on the baby’s privates, and added sex jokes. Site creator David Portnoy tells New England Cable News, “[I] thought it was a funny joke.” from the Philadelphia Inquirer “”This is a very serious felony in Massachusetts,” … Continue reading
Not sure who or what finally prompted Barstool Sports to take down their post of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s naked 2-year old son, but the post is gone from their site. Possibly related, a video of the Barstool Sports’ … Continue reading
According to sources, Quirk Auto is the latest Barstool Sports advertiser to jump ship after the popular Boston blog posted a naked photo and lewd commentary of a 2-year old boy last week. We’ve also heard from numerous people that … Continue reading
Numerous people have contacted us today with news that The Greatest Bar long ago ceased advertising with Barstool Sports, and that the recent ad featuring their logo was purchased by Coors (or more likely Coors’ local beer distributor). Thank you … Continue reading
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly takes a look at the possible legal ramifications of Barstool Sports’ recent post: “A prosecutor could certainly argue that the photo, in conjunction with Portnoy’s comments, are enough to support the charge, but any defense lawyer worth … Continue reading
It’s a testament to how far WEEI’s ratings have fallen that they’d even allow Barstool Sports to share their airwaves. WEEI had to know the risks, and now they’re backpedaling at a furious rate: “No we will not have (Barstool … Continue reading
John and the guys at this novelty company seem to want attention for their brand regardless of how they get it. When contacted by us and others, they aggressively defended Barstool Sports in language familiar to anyone who’s seen that … Continue reading
“But for anybody to say this gives pedophiles ammo or I’m a pedophile or it had any sexual connotation than I promise you you’re more fucked up in the head than me. Kid has a howitzer for a 2 year … Continue reading
According to numerous people who contacted them, Spartan Race said they knew the risks of advertising on Barstool but the deal was done months ago and there was nothing they could do about it. http://www.spartanrace.com/contact.html
UPDATE 8/12/2011: After learning that their ad was placed directly next to a photo of a naked 2-year old boy, Daisy Buchanan’s in Boston decided their ad budget was better spent elsewhere.
A writeup on the situation so far from CBS Boston, and a few words from the Barstool guy: Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy defended a post on his website that included naked photos of Tom Brady’s 2-year-old son on Friday. … Continue reading
On Friday, August 19, 2011, Barstool Sports is having a booze cruise aboard The Provincetown II. Certainly a boat that travels between two of the most open-minded places in the country doesn’t condone lewd content like this, right? Hey Bay … Continue reading