Tag Archives: New York City

“But Advertising is Free Speech…”

“But Advertising is protected as Free Speech…” I hear this every once in a while. The problem is that advertising isn’t free speech, in more ways than one. 1. It’s far from free. You can go to any public place and say whatever you want. And anyone else can too. In the United States we’re […]

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Movement Happening on Illegal Signs

March has been a bad time for illegal signs in LA. Finally Illegal Advertisers are going to jail.  Here’s info on some of the latest: LA Weekly profiles advertisers in Los Angeles, as well as AAA compatriot Public Ad Campaign’s Jordan Seiler. Here’s how it starts “Supergraphic multimillionaire Barry Rush couldn’t have been pleased to […]

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New York Post – [Very] Special Edition

I was lucky to be involved with a great group of people (including the Yes Men) who produced a counterfeit — although 100% factually accurate — special edition New York Post for the kick-off of climate week. Distributed yesterday morning to surprised NYC commuters, the paper replaced the oft frivolous Post content with imperative stories […]

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Taxi Advertsing FAIL

Nothing quite so (dis)comforting as the blue screen of death in place of the usual taxi ads. Note that the failed program is “Advertising”

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