MTA Greed poster, calling attention to “The New MTA: State of Decay” site
It took me a few seconds to notice that this MTA service poster was a spoof.
"Fake subway service alert posters that take jabs at the MTA’s plans to cut service are no laughing matter, the agency said Tuesday. The orange posters replicate the NYC Transit signs down to the Helvetica font and “GREED” typed out in circular train letters…" —"MTA not amused by spoof service announcement posters" via AMNY

MTA Greed poster, calling attention to “The New MTA: State of Decay” site

It took me a few seconds to notice that this MTA service poster was a spoof.

"Fake subway service alert posters that take jabs at the MTA’s plans to cut service are no laughing matter, the agency said Tuesday. The orange posters replicate the NYC Transit signs down to the Helvetica font and “GREED” typed out in circular train letters…" —"MTA not amused by spoof service announcement posters" via AMNY

“…On Monday, June 15, 2009, Iranian opposition demonstrators protest in support of defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, in Tehran. Opposition supporters defied a ban to stage a mass rally in Tehran in protest at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s landslide election win, as Iran faced a growing international backlash over the validity of the election and the subsequent crackdown on opposition protests…” (image credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
Iran’s Disputed Election / The Big Picture (via Boston.com)

“…On Monday, June 15, 2009, Iranian opposition demonstrators protest in support of defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, in Tehran. Opposition supporters defied a ban to stage a mass rally in Tehran in protest at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s landslide election win, as Iran faced a growing international backlash over the validity of the election and the subsequent crackdown on opposition protests…” (image credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran’s Disputed Election / The Big Picture (via Boston.com)

redesignrelated
redesignrelated:

Stephen Colbert shaves his head and takes over Newsweek as the magazine’s first guest editor in its 76-year history. (this coincides with this week’s Colbert Report “Iraq Invasion”) Newsweek magazine recently launched their redesign, so this special issue is a nice way to bring attention.

We were expecting that anything “Colbert” branded would be very humorous—but the issue is far from an escape on the realities of the situation in Iraq. Stephen Colbert delicately (though some may argue) brings sarcasm and wit to sensitive subject matter.

redesignrelated:

Stephen Colbert shaves his head and takes over Newsweek as the magazine’s first guest editor in its 76-year history. (this coincides with this week’s Colbert Report “Iraq Invasion”) Newsweek magazine recently launched their redesign, so this special issue is a nice way to bring attention.

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We were expecting that anything “Colbert” branded would be very humorous—but the issue is far from an escape on the realities of the situation in Iraq. Stephen Colbert delicately (though some may argue) brings sarcasm and wit to sensitive subject matter.