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Zombie makes US presidential bid

In a publicity stunt for ‘The Walking Dead’, a zombie is attempting to become the next US president. Mr A. Zombie and his wife Patty Morgan-Zombie arr…

The 6 Most Terrible Publicity Stunts Ever

I’m sure you guys all are familiar with the Scope’s Monkey Trial, but did you know that the whole thing was actually just an overblown publicity stunt to help attract travelers to visit the town of Dayton, Tennessee? Learn more about the trial as well as other irresponsible publicity stunts in this great Cracked article. Link

Will Ferrell and 1,580 People Break Guinness World Record for the Most Number of People Dressed as Superheroes

As a publicity stunt for his upcoming movie Megamind, Will Ferrell gathered 1,580 people dressed as superheroes in order to break a Guinness World Record for that feat: A total of 1,580 costumed individuals showed up to the event, which was more than enough to break the record of 1,500 set by a New Hampshire children’s [...]

There Once Was An Island

Whether or not you believe that humans are causing the Earth to warm, it’s indisputable that sea levels are rising, and experts agree that at the end of this century they will be between three and six feet higher than they are today, and it may already be too late to do anything to stop [...]

German Women’s Magazine Will Use Only Amateur Models

Franca Cuneo poses on Capri. In real life, the 28-year-old is a restaurateur in Hamburg. Brigitte, a German fashion magazine, has announced that it will no longer employ professional models for its fashion shoots. But something about the photos looks different. A prominent tummy here and noticeable wrinkles there reveal that these are not size-zero Amazons straight [...]

Twitter hosts world’s first online seance

In a Halloween publicity stunt the world’s first ever online seance conducted via Twitter proved popular and allegedly succeeded in contacting…

Twitter seance to contact Michael Jackson

Tweance, a paranormal publicity stunt in time for Halloween, is an online attempt to contact deceased celebrities such as Michael Jackson and Patr…