I remember a few years ago there were literally herds of people pissing about at Halloween dressed as Heath Ledger’s joker – this year I am pretty confident it will be this BP oil splattered jump suit. Dead fish & wrench not included:
F-Bomb-A-Thom may be a random response to the BP oil spill but it kind of works and is beautifully shot. For a brilliant ‘OMG are people that backward’ moment also check out this response on the creative: ‘UnF–kTheGulf.com’ Ad Mixes Children and Profanity to Push Left Message the messages are unintentionally really really funny.
Anyway fuck those loosers above I think this manifesto rocks:
Cleaning Up the Gulf One Dirty Word at a Time
Living on the shores of Lake Michigan, I am acutely aware of the disastrous toll the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has taken on all forms of life, especially as our beaches opened to the 2010 swimming season. This environmental, social and economic catastrophe highlights a much larger problem that has inflicted untold suffering as we exploit the earth’s resources worldwide.
OMG I love this, in bad, what the fuck way!
A rare BP board game which chillingly warns of oil slicks with $1million clean up costs has come back to haunt them – one per cent of the amount now being spent EVERY DAY. The 1970s game ‘BP Offshore Oil Strike’ promises all the ”thrills of drilling” in the North Sea with the first person to make £120million dollars crowned the winner. But players are also warned of potential oil spills caused by rig damage in ‘hazard’ cards, which would cost ‘£1m dollars’ to clear up (via Nerdcore).
Great threadcake here, replicating a t-shirt design from Threadless, sold to benefit all effected by the BP Oil Spill. Amazing work from Aubrey Meusel.
LOVE these geeks so much! The team at JESS3 have created a Black Oil Firefox Plugin, which coats BP’s online presence with a thick heaping of black, goey gobb – much how BP have coated our oceans and with oil.
We made this plugin turn any image tagged with BP to black and white, and then under the photo, it has oil drips. If you go to any official BP site, like their Twitter, it turns everything black and the text is a dark grey. Also, any text that says oil will have underline drips.
Celebrating 50 days of the spill w/ hotel conference room, catered lunch, funny speeches and a lot of back patting. #bpcares
Fake BP PR Twitter stream – very funny!
So let’s get cracking on bloggers against BP then – if only they invest the same amount of money in protecting the environment than they do in finding oil in the first place. LOVING online / geek pressure in ensuring that this is global awareness about this disaster. If It Was My Home certainly hits ‘home’, and shows the impact of the spill in geographical terms you would understand. I used London (my home) for this map below.