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Advertising on tombstones

08:25 PM ET (US)
Does anyone know what sort of regulations by the govt or the funeral homes/cemetaries themselves are? This is a largely untapped source of advertising, one that I wouldnt expect to stay untapped for long... I am interested in finding out more info about it... Advertising permeates every aspect of our lives, and especially in this postmodern era of hyper reality i would expect this to be looked into further by interested parties. I dont think this is a joke, except that im a cynic and find this sort of thing funny... anyway...
02:01 PM ET (US)
Doesn't matter if it's a joke, or not. I doubt anyone would take them up on their offer.

However, I bet loads of people here have heard about Shadowman 2 who ordinarily would not. Doesn't matter if it actually happens - the idea is out, and it's associated with that game.

EA Marketing:1 - boingboing submissions:nil
Casey P.
12:47 PM ET (US)
You know how much coverage this will get? I mean, aside from probably appearing on tons of blogs I bet some news sources pick it up too. Genius! I think I'll e-mail them and tell them I'm interested and see what they say.

evan donovan
11:28 PM ET (US)
This has got to be some kind of early April Fool's joke. That image looks awfully fake to me, unless Acclaim is planning to tape magazine cutouts to people's tombstones.
07:19 PM ET (US)
I don't imagine tombstone adverts would hit the target demographic too hard, and I don't imagine any PR department in the world would fail to notice this. Also, the image accompanying didn't really look slick enough to have been given to Gamespot by Acclaim.
Ass Morpher
07:06 PM ET (US)
It's gotta be a joke (god, I hope so), designed to pique the ire of bloggers and journalists. I almost forwarded it to ADbusters, but thought better of it.

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