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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

I Heart Street Art: McMuffin Fun

Posted By on Tue, May 26, 2009 at 9:10 AM

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The other day I was walking down Mission Street looking for street art when this big, bright bus shelter ad caught my eye. And not just because that bigger-than-life Egg McMuffin looks positively delicious, but because of the seemingly extraneous McDonald's logo dead center.

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A closer look revealed that this was a decidedly unsanctioned use of the Golden Arches.

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So what does this say about the aforementioned dialogue? Here we have a street artist of some kind turning a corporate entity's own advertising materials against it. And making a very specific, very pointed comment. I'd say this is healthy dialogue of the finest quality.

For more fun with McDonald's and its iconic logo, watch "Golden Arches" by Pangea.

This post has been brought to you by McDonald's. And shit.

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