Seattle Official Registers Calm And Deadpan Hilarity In Aftermath Of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Guerilla Marketing Kerfluffle

Posted by: Jon Fine on February 2, 2007

From an Associated Press article piece published yesterday concerning the lavishly chronicled Aqua Teen Hunger Force hubbub:

“In this day and age, whenever anything remotely suspicious shows up, people get concerned - and that’s good,” King County sheriff’s Sgt. John Urquhart said. “However, people don’t need to be concerned about this. These are cartoon characters giving the finger.”

Added Bonus: The headline, which reads “Aqua Teen’ appeared in nine cities, only Boston panicked.”

Reader Comments

jason reece

February 2, 2007 8:21 PM

i think that aqua teen hunger force is a very funny cartoon.not younger ones though.its much better than south park.

Mark Metz

February 7, 2007 10:56 AM

One can only hope that once the current revolution in advertising is over, guerilla marketing stunts like this will taper off. Like ads in the urinals, it's just plain obnoxious to be bombarded with ads at literally every corner. The new ways of reaching people digitally, using contextual- behavioral- and/or demographic targeting are poised to become so refined and cost-efficient that no one should have to resort to low grade vandalism to get their message out. One can dream, anyway...

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