Jake Dobkin, publisher of Gothamist, has had it with corporate graffiti. In fact, he says, “Corporate Graffiti Sucks Balls.” I’ve written about this so many times on Gothamist that I’m worried about sounding like a broken record– but apparently the big corporations have not gotten the message. This week, Sony Playstation graffiti pieces have been […]
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 […]
by Mortierbrigade, Brussels [via AdHunt]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A store owner in New Orleans gets the word out.
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.