Poorman, Warts and All

As mentioned in today’s news section, Jim “The Poorman” Trenton and KDOC have parted ways, in a dispute over controversial advertising. The station says he refused to get more mainstream sponsors; Trenton says they didn’t give him enough time.

Trenton also says that he got told unequivocally that his show was history after he submitted the following ad for approval. We present it, you decide -- given that his contract specified that nudity and obscene language were to be the only criteria for rejection of an ad, does this spot go too far or was he within his rights?

P.S. You might not want to watch this at work with the sound on


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