So, the Arizona Meth Project decided to go ahead and enlist Darren Aronofsky to direct some public service announcements declaring that meth is bad, despite the evidence that Breaking Bad continually presents to the opposite. If you're curious to see what the director of Requiem For A Dream, still one of the best examples of why you should stay away from hard drugs ever to be committed to the screen, has to do to actually get a PSA to air on American TV, here's your answer:
If you're not an American reader of the site, then I can only imagine your puzzlement at these ads. Yes, meth is bad, but American commercials, even anti-substance PSAs, are so hilariously neutral in what they can actually show on screen that they wind up being fairly inert. At least compared to other country's PSAs. I present to you this Canadian workplace safety PSA, one of five that are arguably not safe for life if you dislike horrible things happening to nice pretty ladies:
Or hell, check out this Welsh PSA on texting and driving:
I'll leave it up to you to decide whether or not a broseph screaming at his kid brother or seeing four teenage girls bounced around the inside of their car like corpses in Half-Life 2 is more effective. I think we all know which one's more entertaining, though.