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L.A. Street Artist Plastic Jesus Pranks SoCal Best Buy Stores by Planting Fake Gadgets on Shelves


On Friday the street artist Plastic Jesus — best-known for his Banksy-esque stencil murals — installed fake items on the shelves of five Los Angeles area Best Buy stores, complete with customized labels, causing confusion among customers and employees alike, the Los Angeles Times reports. “We are sold this equipment, often with the pre-release hype lasting many weeks, and told ‘this gadget is THE one’ the one that will change our life, only to be left disappointed,” the artist told the Times. (more…)

Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal Satirized in Los Angeles Street Art

Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner who admitted during a recent TV interview with Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs and received blood transfusions, is the subject of Los Angeles street artist Plastic Jesus’s latest work, a small stencil in the Melrose Avenue area that show the yellow jersey-wearing cyclist hooked up to an I.V. (more…)