Window Undressing

Boston.com: It’s downtown Augusta’s latest attraction: three young women clad in lingerie who wave to passersby from a store window. The attention-grabbing models were hired by Spellbound, a lingerie store that recently opened on Water Street and is trying to establish its name. Spellbound’s owner, former Cony High School teacher Felicia Stockford, said she came […]

Finding The Humor In Retail Displacement

by Mortierbrigade, Brussels [via AdHunt]

Shut Up And Commute

I used to ride the Brown Line into the Loop, so it was with piqued interest that I followed Adrants pointer to this great piece of front line reporting from the CTA Tatler, a blog that covers Chicago’s rail and bus lines. I ride the brown line from Western to Chicago during rush hour. At […]

Commercial Alert Doesn’t Like All The Buzz It Hears

Today, Commercial Alert, an organization that keeps an eye on excessive commercialization, today sent a 6-page letter to the Federal Trade Commission requesting an official investigation into the various forms of “buzz marketing” that have appeared in the last several years. Commercial Alert’s letter urges the FTC to thoroughly investigate Proctor & Gamble’s Tremor, which […]

Young Republican Gambles On Downtrodden

Benjamin Rogovy of Bumvertising (a scheme to get the word out about Poker Face Book) appeared on the The Daily Show Tuesday night, which may be the best place for him, given the hard-to-take-serious nature of his enterprise. Here’s some of his flimsy argument. Bumvertising™ does not take advantage of beggars; it makes them more […]

The Other Guerilla Marketing

A store owner in New Orleans gets the word out.

Pirillo Out Of His Tits (Or Not)

The above ad space can be yours for a mere $20.00. The space belongs to Seattle-based geek, Chris Pirillo. Pirillo reports that 85 people have so far paid to have their message emblazoned on his chest. That’s an extra $1700 in walking around money. Not bad.

Putting Up Walls

If you’re a street artist looking for a blank canvas, Diesel wants to cut you loose on a big wall in Berlin, Germany. The jeans maker is asking artists to submit ideas for the public space via their Temporary Art Award promotion. Following two triumphant assaults on the 360M2 Wall in the center of Milan, […]