Toilets, Hand Guns and Mugshots: Ten Places the City of Miami Should Sell Advertising
But they also vowed to bring the measure back with more restrictions. Why not do the opposite, though? In this cash strapped town, they should be looking for every revenue stream they can sell -- starting with themselves.
10. City Officials
If city officials are so eager to find new spots for advertising, they should start with themselves. Throw a sandwich board on that city commissioner! Slap an auto parts sticker on that spokesman! Maybe we could paint letters on them so that when they line-up during press conferences, they spell out Miami's newest corporate sponsor.
|We can dye dogs in Florida now, after all.|
"This controversial police-involved shooting was brought to you by Jell-O Pudding Pops."
8. K-9 Dogs
OK. Maybe putting ads on people was a bit too much. But we're really wasting space by not covering the city's canine cops in advertisements for hemorrhoid cream or dick pills. After all, animals have no shame... just like our elected officials, apparently.
7. Parking Tickets
The bad news: you just got a $28 ticket for parking several inches over the yellow curb line. The good news: TLC is playing a reunion tour in Miami next month, and hologram Left Eye will be there!
|NYC graffiti artist Earsnot used to offer bums a few bucks to get tagged|
Homeless people have been used as Wi-Fi hotspots at SXSW and blank canvases by graffiti artists in New York, so why not walking billboards downtown? It's better than our current policy of ignoring them until they ask for change, then arresting them.