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50-Foot Dead Parrot Drops Into London to Promote Monty Python Reunion Remarkable bird, beautiful plumage

What's a Monty Python reunion without a dead parrot? And why settle for a simple prop you can bang on the counter when you could have a monstrous, 50-foot-tall dead…

July 16, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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

So Why Is AshleyMadison Featuring Hillary Clinton in a Billboard, Anyway? This time, affair site's newsjacking doesn't even make sense

Should we expect better of AshleyMadison.com? Definitely not. But while this isn't the first time the adultery website has used a politician's past to promote its ideals (heck, it's not…

June 30, 2014, 5:16 PM 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

Lawsuit Claims Woman Was a Victim of Dexter's Creepy Advertising Fall blamed on 'shocking and menacing' stairwell ad

Dexter usually doesn't leave his victims alive, but this seems to be an exception. Ajanaffy Njewadda claims in a lawsuit that she fell, broke her ankle and suffered a concussion last…

June 27, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

Mexican Newspaper Offers Breaking News via Paper Towel Dispenser Stunt reportedly boosts site visits 37%

Who says print is dead? Maybe it's just on an extended bathroom break. Mexican free newspaper Mas Por Mas recently rigged paper towel dispensers in select corporate, mall and cinema toilets…

May 28, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

Artist Achieves His Dream of Turning a City Street Into a Waterslide 96,000 people apply to ride

We've written before about artist Luke Jerram's ambitious plan to turn a Bristol street into a giant waterslide, but now he's gone ahead and done it. Jerram's waterslide ended up being…

May 6, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

Would These Crazy 3-D Ads Inspire You to Travel More? French rail campaign plays to passions of passers-by

You're walking down the street and you see a giant 3-D mouth singing opera. Maybe you see an enormous, realistic rugby player taking a shower. Perhaps a gigantic Marilyn Monroe…

May 6, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

Despite FAA Ban, More Marketers Take to the Skies With Drones Viral videos and advertisers stage illicit liftoffs

Based on how often you hear them mentioned, you’d think drones were so commonplace you wouldn’t be able to throw a rock without knocking one or two out of the…

May 4, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

New Invention Creates Aromatic Bubbles That Can Be Branded in Flight Get a whiff of SensaBubble

SensaBubble sounds (and looks) like something Wile E. Coyote would use in his Sisyphean pursuit of the Road Runner, but it's actually a real idea that could become a popular…

May 2, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

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