09/09/10 92 W, 1 I - + 6 - 3 Roadside Haiku

For your Thursday reading, here's something fun from the New Yorker web site. Bandit signs. Those are those tacky roadside advertisements that advertise such popular services as making money fast, losing weight easily, and removing hair painlessly. You see them on utility poles everywhere. In Atlanta, artist John Morse installed 500 of his own signs. The twist? They're written in the form of a haiku, that traditional Japanese poem that results in 17 syllables when written in English. Art as social commentary. Pretty amusing. Read the entire story.

New Yorker photo

New Yorker News, WTF?
Who Reads That Rag?
Mikey’s Smoking Something
Legeros - 09/09/10 - 07:09

not the new yorker news, btw, the new yorker.
dog star - 09/09/10 - 14:31

Remember personal info?

/ Textile

Comment moderation is enabled on this site. This means that your comment will not be visible on this site until it has been approved by an editor.

To prevent spam we require you to answer this silly question

  (Register your username / Log in)

Hide email:

Small print: All html tags except <b> and <i> will be removed from your comment. You can make links by just typing the url or mail-address.