You don’t have to look far to find a joke about Justin Bieber. Just about everyone has dropped a line about the tantrum-prone singer. And given the enjoyment people derive from laughing at the expense of the baby-faced one, Comedy Central has organised an official roast of the Biebs.
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While tagging is often seen as an activity worthy of punishment, brands often seem to get away with it. BNZ and Unitec have done it in recent years. And Comedy Central got in on the stencil action recently to promote the new series of Chris Lilley’s Jonah from Tonga, which plays on Mondays at 9.25pm. But as a Sideswipe reader asked, why the hypocrisy and is it appropriate to have a big brand-sanctioned schlong on the streets?
Channel idents have come a long way in recent years, with a lot more time, effort and investment being put into them in an effort to create signposts for the channel’s personality. And Brandspank, which has earned a reputation for its stellar work on channel brands, has just done its thing for Comedy Central New Zealand, with six very Kiwi, openly immature stop-motion idents that feature sliced kiwi, mangled sausages, turds in bags, flaming cow bums, brick-shitting possums and over-excited tomato sauce bottles.