Topic: Fakes

This Pitch-Perfect Parody of an Entire New Yorker Issue Features Wonderful Fake Ads

How 'The Neu Jorker' became a cover-to-cover satire

If you're the kind of person who has time to read The New Yorker cover to cover, then you'll appreciate this delightfully meta, magazine-length satire.  The Neu Jorker, a passion project from…

Galactic Empire Turns Frankfurt Airport Into a Fully Armed, Operational Battle Station

Fan video stokes excitement for next Star Wars film

The Empire might not be running the galaxy anymore, but it seems to be doing a stellar job running an airport in Germany.  With more than 1 million views already (likely…

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:…

Easton's Slugger Can Hit Damn Near Anything

Brand follows viral hit with another feat of fakery

Earlier this month, Easton sports gear scored a viral hit with its "Ultimate Batting Practice" video, which was viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube. Well, if you liked…

Gold Lions not quite as scarce as they used to be

By Tim Nudd Augmented reality is getting more popular in advertising these days, whether you're talking about GE Smart Grid technology or Optimus Prime. Proximity BBDO and Pub magazine in…