Thursday, May 28, 2009

Swine Fluvertsing—Mexico City edition.

(click image) Previous stops on the H1N1 manipulation viral marketing tour: Sydney and Manhattan. Here, Grupo Imagen, a grande Mexican media conglomerate, recently handed out these logo-branded blue and white masks with the heartfelt message "We do not need to kiss each other to feel our breath." Took the words right out of my mouth. The press note says the life-saving masks were handed out near subway stations, and that all 5,000 were gone in less than 30 minutes. It's a beautiful world (via).


Blogger Teenie said...

Dang. I thought that was a whoopie cushion.

2:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"No necesitamos besarnos para darnos aliento"
"We do not need to kiss each other to feel our breath"

Just wanted to note "Aliento" means "breath" as well as "encouragement"

4:38 PM  

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