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Thursday, February 1, 2007
Those zany TV marketers
The Washington Post's witty television writer, Lisa de Moraes, notes that publicists for that medium have a long history of pranks intended to amuse -- that have quite other effects. Until now, TV writers have been the confused "victims."
However pop-culture-savvy you are, if you came back to to your hotel room and found that someone had broken in and scrawled "Redrum" across your mirror, would you instantly grasp it was a plug for a remake of "The Shining"?