Thursday, September 17, 2009

fake private dick "Bored To Death" ad in Village Voice.

(click ad) Call the (toll!) number, and you'll hear a rather mundane 1:10 message recorded by Jason Schwarzman (as "Jonathan Ames") for the new HBO show (debuts Sunday). Like the ad reads, you find out he's not licensed, but only charges 100 bucks a day. Previously, I posted a fake Hung escort page ad scanned from Time Out New York, so this appears to be a new local ad strategy by HBO. I like the idea, but the message should have been much funnier.

2 Comments:

OpenID 6p00d834517e0869e2 said...

i was expecting the show to be funnier too.

2:28 AM  
Anonymous pharmad said...

went to the village to hang flyers for a bob dylan class at the 92nd St Y and tried to cover up all these "viral grassroots" pieces of crap.

2:02 PM  

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