WOZ, a Swiss weekly newspaper, takes a cheap shot at the Pontiff by turning his Holiness into a Devil with a flip of a page and some Photoshop — all to present the supposed viewpoints of both conservative and progressive Catholics. Sold some papers, I’m sure.
German weekly newspaper badly, digitally hatches a Baby Pope to sell its compact size.
A Uruguayan bookstore lays out Benedict XVI’s imagined reading history to illustrates that reading habits change.
One of a series of street posters via a Kiwi skateboarding company. Eshe basically tried to offend everybody. See the other seven posters here, including Gandhi getting a blowjob and “Tick-Tock Muhammad.”
As part of their Cannes Grand Prix-winning “Unhate” campaign, Benetton hung this banner depicting the Pope necking with Egyptian imam Mohamed Ahmed el-Tayeb in Vatican City. It was quickly confiscated.
Peta produced these fliers back in 2010 soon after Ratzinger made his comments about condom use being OK, sometimes. Expert Photoshop skillz there.
Now here’s how to use the Pope in an ad.
VW in Ireland took an interesting story and turned it into PR gold.
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Ad from 2010 promoting Tele 1’s morning show.
Quite noteworthy and newsworthy today.
- Turkey's military released an audio recording of what it says were warnings to the Russian warplane before it was downed near Syria's border. ›
- Protesters marched in Chicago for the second night in a row after the release of a video showing the police shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald. ›
- And President Obama actually made his daughters laugh at the annual White House turkey pardon. ›