Portland-based bedroom R&B purveyor Dan Vidmar hasn’t put out a new project since 2013?s Timeshare EP, but he revealed to Billboard today that a new mixtape entitled 4WZ will drop “any day now.” The first taste of the mixtape is “Right, Alright” a track that feels like a pillowy backtrack from the posturing of last [...]
One shelter, which doubles as a billboard, could make money on ad space. Last October, Carnegie Mellon University gave its students a challenge: design affordable outdoor shelters to help the homeless through the winter. Teams got $200 to buy materials, and five days to sketch out their ideas. In all, 35 groups signed up, with 16 completing the "Impact-A-Thon." Read Full Story
I Will Totally Back Down. Tom Petty and the Bank-makers. Sam Smith, the English singer/songwriter whose single 'Stay With Me' reached #2 on the US Billboard charts in 2014, has agreed to pay royalties to rock and roll royalty Tom Petty...Show More Summary
Last week, I posted about a billboard in Riverside, California put up by the Inland Empire Coalition of Reason: Turns out some locals were very unhappy by that message even though it was aimed at non-religious people:
There are 942 billboards in Los Angeles that are either violating their permits, never had a permit, or operating under a permit that has been lost somewhere along the line, and the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety...
"It's all about playing characters that are intriguing and stimulating" the actor and rapper told Billboard
Once you start looking for them, they're hard to miss. The signs pop up in front yards and on park benches, on billboards and bulletin boards. In Battle Creek, Michigan: "Everything we touch turns to SOLD!"...
Rihanna shows off her legs in a high-slitted skirt while braving the rain during lunch on Monday (January 26) in Beverly Hills, Calif. “Thank you to everyone supporting my new shit man! I’m grateful! Glory be to the Almighty,” the 26-year-old singer tweeted earlier in the day about her latest song “FiveFourSeconds.” PHOTOS: Check out [...]
I always like to show you unique, Simple and ingenious things. Spanish designers have created a series of concise Atipo movie posters. Each billboard is used only paper of different colors and textures, and manipulate it reflect the essence of the film. check out… […]
Drivers dialed 911 after spotting what they thought was a suicidal person about to leap from a billboard.
Outdoor advertising company Lamar went big last week in its bid to drum up publicity for Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, putting up 100 free billboards supporting his March 3 reelection campaign.
A car dealer in the US was to be taking down an oversized mannequin that had been placed atop a roadside billboard advertisement in rural Iowa after a number of alarmed drivers called the 911 emergency number to report a man who looked like he was going to jump. Show More Summary
In We’re No. 1, The A.V. Club examines an album that went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts to get to the heart of what it means to be popular in pop music, and how that concept has changed over the years. In this installment, we cover Eminem’s Encore, which went to No. Show More Summary
Ernie Banks was more than a superstar. He was a walking billboard for baseball — or rather baseball as a homespun ideal.
"Anyone who cares for the unique character of individual cities must see that the proliferation of advertising signs is an essential part of the character of Los Angeles."
Britney Spears looks stylish in a blue tank top while out and about on Saturday afternoon (January 24) in Westlake, Calif. The 33-year-old singer grabbed lunch at Johnny Rocket’s with her sons Jayden and Sean. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Britney Spears Recently, Billboard.com conducted an online poll to see who readers thought [...]
She's five for five! Every single studio album that Taylor Swift has ever made has AT LEAST sold 4 million copies, and her latest one will not be the exception! The latest Billboard 200 Chart must've been music to Taylor's ears as it was reported that her album 1989's cumulative sales reached 4,036,000 by January 18th in [...]
Last month, the Chicago chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up 11 billboards throughout the city featuring local atheists (including myself).They just added three more billboards to that roster this week. I don't have hi-res versions of them yet, but here's a glimpse:
You've heard it from your parents. You've seen billboards urging against it. Heck, there's even a Justin Bieber PSA about it. Do not text and drive. But what about texting and walking? On a street in suburban California? While a bear...Show More Summary
A Sperry, Iowa businessman was hoping for sales, not drama. However, that’s just what Brad Deery, the owner of Deery Brothers car dealership got this past week. As reported by the Hawk Eye, drivers along U.S. Highway 61 near Sperry couldn’t help but notice what appeared to be a man sitting on a billboard sign. Show More Summary