Asterisk Advertising

Consumerist notes amusing “Badvertising” such as this slightly misleading sandwich board in LA. I’d say this is a fitting metaphor for our ongoing deteriorating relationship with people: the ubiquitous “*” and “small print” to lure in the sheep only fuels escalated Hactivism (financial service brands and auto dealerships take note).


Another one to grow on from a Consumerist reader. Funny how ad lies incite passion and inspires people to recall “a similar experience when…”

If anybody has other example photos, send links, I could use them for an upcoming deck.