Advertising Equals Graffiti

Advertising Equals Graffiti

New York City has these special video billboards at the top of subway stops playing silent movies for Lexus, Chanel, and NBC. It’s kinda beautiful, and kinda annoying.

Go From Couch Potato To Marketing Guinea Pig In One Easy Aerobics Class

Go From Couch Potato To Marketing Guinea Pig In One Easy Aerobics Class

We can understand salsarobics, tai-bo, and after enough whippets, even jazzercise, but these marketing themed classes are really something special. Here’s Crunch Gym’s announcement for the Legally Blonde steps class. Angie never got one of these for her ill-fated Spiderman 3/A Clockwork Orange/spinning class.

Buy Brand Name Cereal For Only $1.79 At Grand Central Northeast RiteAids

Buy Brand Name Cereal For Only $1.79 At Grand Central Northeast RiteAids

For some inexplicable reason, you can get any box of cereal right now for $1.79 at the Rite Aid in Grand Central in Manhattan. These normally run $6-plus. $4-plus.

IDT Energy Continues To Con New Yorkers

Door to door marketers working for IDT Energy are still preying upon New Yorkers, pretending to work for ConEd in an effort to get residents to switch over electrical service to the energy reseller.

Joining Crunch Gym Is Like Joining The Mafia

Joining Crunch Gym Is Like Joining The Mafia

As Michael Corleone once said, “Just when I thought that I was out they pull me back in.”

Blogger Finds Own Apartment Listed On Craigslist

Blogger Finds Own Apartment Listed On Craigslist

A stranger called Beth. He knew where she lived in Manhattan, in the upper West side. He knew Beth had a fireplace in her bedroom. Beth’s apartment was not for rent, but the caller saw an ad on Craigslist saying it was. Beth did not place this ad.

ThisIsDumb: Commerce Bank’s Monitors Face Window

ThisIsDumb: Commerce Bank’s Monitors Face Window

Can you spot the problem in this picture? Reader Conformco snagged it and writes:

BofA Identity Theft Victim Gets Massive Runaround

Carmela’s Bank of America bank account was stolen. Someone was posting fraudulent transactions on her account. When she reported it to BofA, she entered into a colossal fun trap of transfers and incompetent support staff, even after visiting the branch on 107th and Broadway in Manhattan. However, rather than fighting The Man, she should have:

HOW TO: Move To New York City Sane And Not Broke

HOW TO: Move To New York City Sane And Not Broke

How do you move to New York City and stay sane and not be broke? [More]

The $55 Mac And Cheese Guy Speaks

The $55 mac and cheese (and truffle) guy has some choice words for you (the friend was platonic, he had a good time, is not a douche, etc), inside…

UPDATE: The $55 Mac And Cheese: The Menu Said ‘Truffles’

UPDATE: The $55 Mac And Cheese: The Menu Said ‘Truffles’

UPDATE: The $55 Mac And Cheese Guy Speaks

The $55 Mac And Cheese

The $55 Mac And Cheese

UPDATE:

NYC RFID Subway Turnstiles Spread

NYC RFID Subway Turnstiles Spread

Big Titty Mannequins

Big Titty Mannequins

Mannequins are disturbing enough, but do we really need to give them size D breasts?

Random Halloween Shit

• If you’re stuck in a crush at the Halloween parade, a good way to escape is to elbow your way to the front and scooch under the police barrier. When the cop stops you and says, “Where do you think you’re going?” Exclaim, “We need to get out of here, it’s a medical emergency.” This really happened to us just a few hours ago. And dude in the suit who refused to move his arm, saying, “Hey man, I don’t know you,” nearly preventing our girlfriend from getting through, if we ever see you again, we’re punching your lights out.

Time Warner Won’t Fix Connection Broken For Years

The horror of Time Warner Cable NYC is legion, a textbook example of monopolies abusing consumers customers.

Pro-Walmart Art Parade A Rousing Success

Pro-Walmart Art Parade A Rousing Success

By all accounts, it appears Bob Snead’s up with Walmart parade went off very well last Saturday.

Be A Walmart Greeter This Saturday

Be A Walmart Greeter This Saturday

Bob Snead will give you a Walmart vest and Tshirt if you walk with him during the Deitch Projects Art Parade this Saturday.