Perhaps it’s the result of companies downsizing in tough economic time that so many gaffes seem to be going unchecked.

Everything from factual errors like a see-through crescent moon in Superman#704 to Google’s questionable choice of Halloween logo, in which a tentacle monster appears to be trying to lure children with candy.

But there was no ambiguity when a weatherman from KLST news exposed viewers to some truly nasty weather.

Undeterred by the giant red penis staring him in the face, this consummate professional waved his hand across it to  reassure locals that it would be pulling out shortly (video below).