Once Again, Subvertising Rears Its Illogical Head


Follow this logic. Groups such as Adbusters, Billboard Liberation Front, The Bubble Project, Banksy and Graffiti Research Lab hate advertising. So what do these groups do to share their distaste for the horrific practice known as advertising? They create more advertising to advertise their distaste for, yes, advertising.

Wait, what?

Watch this five minute video and revel in its twisted logic and idiotic blatherings as it trys to apply logic to the illogical, passion to the

by Steve Hall    Oct-29-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Cause, Strange, Video   

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I have won a few awards from AdBusters over the years starting back in 2002 for Anti-Ads, No-Shopping day, etc...way before Mr. Banksy was ever mentioned in any press or on any wall, back then COST & REVS dominated the wheat-pasted world of NYC.

1998 - Wheatpasting
2008 - Wildposting

1998 - Guerrilla Art
2008 - Ambient Advertisting

Damn how things can turn to shit in just 10 years...

Posted by: tim nolan on October 29, 2008 1:36 PM

Artists and Brands have the same goal. To self promote and make money.

OK, so one of them occasional comes out with "war is a bad thing" and the other comes out with "buy some soup" (or is it the other way round?)

Brands tend to be less hypocritical though.

Posted by: Floyd Hayes on October 30, 2008 10:35 AM