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These Trippy 3-D Paintings Will Baffle Your Brain and Spark Your Creativity Is 'reverspective' the next frontier for outdoor ads?

Here's an idea that could make outdoor advertising not only more attention-grabbing but also more shareable. Given how many awards show judges were mesmerized by Honda's mind-bending "Illusions" ad from mcgarrybowen…

July 3, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

FX Pulls Disturbing Eye-Worm Billboards for The Strain They weren't exactly a hit with parents

The worm has been turned away. Billboards for FX's The Strain, with creepy critters crawling out of (or perhaps boring into?) human eyeballs, are apparently too much for some folks to…

June 30, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

Q&A: How a Reality TV Show Pranked America With Fake Celebrity Divorce Ads Good buzz requires patience, WEtv president says

We've been had. It turns out that one man's heroic billboard crusade to prevent celebrity divorce was actually a hoax by WEtv to advertise its new show Marriage Boot Camp:…

May 30, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

Sleep Aid Defends Billboard Featuring U.S. Soldier With a Muslim Wife 'There are couples like this'

Political statement? Plea for tolerance? Maybe in part, but this recently posted Los Angeles billboard featuring a U.S. soldier and a Muslim woman embracing is mostly just an ad for…

November 1, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT

Oops! Clear Channel Billboard Features UNLV Coach Who Left Two Years Ago Funny way of selling basketball tickets

What in the name of Jerry Tarkanian was the University of Nevada-Las Vegas's marketing team thinking? They actually weren't dreaming of past basketball glory this week when a Sin City…

September 6, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT

Another Media Stunt Job Hunt With a Happy Ending How many times can this work?

Another day, another resume billboard. Earlier this year, 24-year-old Adam Pacitti landed a job in media—which he describes as an “ultra competitive, cutthroat and slightly vacuous industry"—by spending some $770…

August 7, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT

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