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Jackson Publick Talks "Venture Brothers" on Sound of Young America Podcast

Jackson Publick, creator of Adult Swim’s Venture Bros, has been interviewed in the latest podcast from the Sound of Young America. Publick discusses his personal life and how he went from a comic book shop clerk to television writer. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat)

"Mooninite" Marketer Talks About Boston Fiasco

The head of the guerilla marketing agency whose billboards for Aqua Teen Hunger Force panicked Boston last month says Boston police reaction was not out of line and has criticized the contractors who put up the signs for their remarks at a subsequent press conference. In an interview with Brandweek, Interference CEO Sam Ewen said, […]

"Shin-chan" Returns to Adult Swim, DVD in August

According to FUNimation’s panel at Megacon today, anime series Shin-chan will be returning to the Adult Swim programming bloc in the late spring or early summer of this year. No further details are available at this time. A Shin-chan “season one” DVD set with episodes in dub production order will be released in August. FUNimation […]

"Blood+" Debuts on Adult Swim March 10th

The official Adult Swim Message Board is reporting that the anime series Blood+ will debut on the programming bloc on March 10, 2007, at 12:30 AM. The posting summarizes the show as follows: A continuation of the anime movie Blood: The Last Vampire, Blood+ is about a high school girl named Saya with no memory […]

City Councilors Press for Criminal Charges in "ATHF" Case

Boston city councilors want criminal charges brought against the two marketers who placed electronic advertisements for Aqua Teen Hunger Force around the city last week, the Boston Herald reports. Discussion of last week’s events dominated the latest city council meeting, where councilors reacted in part to reports that Peter Berdovsky videotaped bomb squads detonating one […]

"ATHF" Marketer Videotaped Bomb Squad

Peter Berdovsky, one of the marketers in trouble for the Aqua Teen Hunger Force panic in Boston last week, videotaped a bomb squad removing one of his blinking boxes without alerting police that it was just an advertisement, the Associated Press reports. Berdovsky’s lawyer says his client called his employers after he saw what the […]

Win Your Own Piece of Rockin' Mooninite History!

As a promotional move to showcase their products at the RSA Security Conference being held this week in San Francisco, CyberDefender Corporation will raffle off a Aqua Teen Hunger Force magnetic sign like those which inadvertantly caused the huge bomb scare in Boston last week. Raffle entry is free, and interested entrants are asked to […]

Turner to Pay $2 Million for Marketing Mishap

Turner Broadcasting and marketing agency Interference will pay federal, state, and local agencies $2 million in connection with a marketing stunt gone awry, The New York Times reports. Half of the money will go to defray costs incurred by the agencies, which closed highways, bridges, and other infrastructure in Boston after mistaking electronic advertisements for […]

Boston Panic Boosts "ATHF" Ratings

The Aqua Teen Hunger Force panic in Boston appears to have driven up ratings for the show, at least in the short term, Marketing Daily reports. Among all households, ratings for Thursday night’s broadcast of show were 20% higher than the broadcast from the week before. However, among the show’s key male 18-to-34 demographic ratings […]

"Colbert Report" Comments on ATHF Boston Scare

Last week, Stephen Colbert of the satirical pundit show The Colbert Report read a segment about the recent Boston bomb scare that turned out to be a stunt for the Adult Swim show Aqua Teen Hunger Force. recent Boston bomb scare

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