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Sat Nov 24, 2012, 09:11 PM

The amazing political art-form of “freeway blogging”

Freeway Blogging is the invention of – or at the very least it’s been raised to an art form by – a man out west who calls himself, the Freeway Blogger. It’s a brilliant idea, and simple as hell. He posts politically poignant signs over the freeways, so ten thousand people an hour can read them while in traffic.

Freeway has been doing this since the early Bush years. These are a few of my all-time favorites:










On Thanksgiving Day, Freeway decided to do some global warming “posts”. Here’s his description, followed by some of the signs:

more ... http://americablog.com/2012/11/freeway-blogging-climate-change-global-warming.html

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Reply The amazing political art-form of “freeway blogging” (Original post)
proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 OP
progree Nov 2012 #1
Ohio Joe Nov 2012 #5
progree Nov 2012 #6
Ohio Joe Nov 2012 #10
flamingdem Nov 2012 #2
progree Nov 2012 #3
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #4
kentauros Nov 2012 #7
proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 #8
kentauros Nov 2012 #9

Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 03:00 AM

1. Great stuff. There's also that at-night lighted version - Overpass Light Brigade

The overpass light brigade http://overpasslightbrigade.org/
Their facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/OverpassLightBrigade
Their tumbler page -- 4 pages of photos: http://overpasslightbrigade.tumblr.com/







This by the way, is the freeway blogger's website for anyone hunting for the URL - lots of great pictures: http://www.freewayblogger.com/

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Response to progree (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 04:07 PM

5. That is freakin awesome

Freeway Blogger has a great 'How to' starter page:

http://www.freewayblogger.com/howto.htm

though I'd love to know how they make the lighted signs. Good stuff

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Response to Ohio Joe (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 09:26 PM

6. "though I'd love to know how they make the lighted signs"

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Response to progree (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 08:53 AM

10. Nice!

Appreciated

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 03:01 AM

2. wow, wondered who did the Walmart sign

great stuff!

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 03:10 AM

3. San Diego's Overpass Light Brigade on Interestate I-15

The below is loaded with Wal-mart pictures
http://www.facebook.com/OverpassLightBrigade

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Response to kentauros (Reply #7)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 09:58 PM

8. That's my husband's favorite movie

He'd love that one.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 10:02 PM

9. It's one of my favorite science fiction movies, too.

I didn't bother watching the remake.

And this use of the phrase:

Ash: Klaatu Barada N... Necktie... Neckturn... Nickel... It's an "N" word, it's definitely an "N" word! Klaatu... Barada... N...{coughs}
Ash: {pause} Okay... that's it!

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