Street Art Imitates Faux Tabloid Life On A Newsstand Near You
If you're grabbing your guilty pleasure gossip rag from the rack of a local newsstand, better make sure it's not one of TrustoCorp's faux mags.The NYC-based artists collective, whose guerrilla street signs went on display at Gallery 1988 in L.A. in October, have slipped their fake mags in locations in Hollywood and LAX, as well as on their home turf in NY.
The Donald Preggers! LiLo Dead! Sarah Palin Sex Tape! Oddly enough, their fake headlines aren't really all that far removed from our reality.
If you happen to be the one who picked up one of the mags, you'll get a little bonus with your scandal sheet, explains Arrested Motion:
What’s more is that each page of the tabloid have an embedded alphanumeric code that leads to a secret website for people that can figure it out. So keep your eyes peeled as you pass by your local newsstands as you may be lucky enough to find that TrustoCorp made a special delivery in your neighborhood.
If you can't get your hands on one, Arrested Motion is also holding a contest on their Facebook page to give away a copy of each of the TrustoCorp mags.