Photoshop Adbusting in Berlin Subway

A few days ago I tweeted about a clever “Photoshopped” Adbusting action in Kaiserdamm. The artist applied large overlays of Photoshop tool bars to a billboard featuring the heavily edited visages of The Brit, The Tina, and The Leona. Unfortunately, by the time I got…

Whopper Virgins and American Ideals

“You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements” — Norman Douglas Being in Germany usually spares me the pain of digesting U.S. commercials. But a friend recently pointed out Burger King’s controversial Whooper Virgins spot, and it got me fired up about…

Today’s News Tomorrow: New York Times Hoax

New York Times readers got a jolt of “liberal utopia” yesterday as part of the latest hoax by The Yes Men, Improv Everywhere, & Co. Thousands of printed newspapers were distributed across the U.S. by volunteers, relaying mock headlines like “Iraq War Ends” and standard…

Obama’s Loss Traced To Michelle Thorne

Single Nonvoter Tipped Election To McCain-Palin Ticket. Brilliant get-out-the-vote video from MoveOn.org. But no worries Uh-merica. I sent out my ballot last week! (photo evidence coming soon…as is better video support). In the meantime, some great screenshots from the mock-news: