Street Seen: They’re Baaaaaaaack

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OMGOMGOMG, Twinkies are back! Twinkies are back! Hostess is making its triumphant return to 7/11 shelves everywhere in TWO WEEKS! That's 14 DAYS! And not a moment too soon. Those off-brand snack cakes weren't cutting it at 2AM anymore. If it weren't for so many people losing their jobs, I'd ALMOST suspect it was all a marketing ploy to whip the ... See the Rest

The Purge Marketing Campaign

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I have the feeling this has the potential to go terribly wrong, setting off some sort of War of the Worlds-like panic. My 80-year-old mother, for instance, doesn't always get viral marketing strategies, and I have the feeling if she saw this billboard she might actually think that all emergency services were going to be suspended on June 7th. And I ... See the Rest

Roadside Distraction

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Which begs the question, Who is she? ... See the Rest

Street Seen

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Creepy vandalized billboards in Las Vegas kept the 911 switchboard operators busy this morning, with motorists calling in thinking there were actual dead bodies hanging from the signs. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the hangmen, but according to the DW, "the website for Occupy Las Vegas applauds the displays, and accuses Nevada lawmakers of ... See the Rest

Street Seen

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LA billboards remembering the late Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. One on Santa Monica and Vine, the other, by Shepard Fairey, on Fairfax just South of La Brea. ... See the Rest

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Giant distressed poster on Selma Avenue in Los Angeles. ... See the Rest

Yay! South Africa Gets Its First Gay Billboard!

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It's not for AIDS awareness or marriage equality. The billboard that went up on Monday in Johannesburg was promoting April's Mr Gay World, a four-day male beauty pageant of sorts, with challenges involving photography, sports, fashion, runway, and swimming (yay! a swimsuit competition!). In a country where homophobia is the norm, the billboard is a ... See the Rest