In what has undoubtedly sparked several, "It's a bird! It's a plane! ...No really, wtf is that?" conversations, a new campaign has taken flight all over NYC (literally). In an effort to drum up hype for the forthcoming movie, Chronicle, viral marketing agency, Thinkmodo has launched three human-looking kites in specified zones around the city. The custom-made aircrafts were constructed in the likeness of the three flying characters from the movie, due out next month, and have been spotted riding drafts around bridges, parks, and the Statue of Liberty, causing passersby to stop in skyward wonderment. Watch the video of the project below and let us know which super power you'd like to have (we've settled on the ability to summon any outfit we can dream of). (Gothamist)
Katy Perry has heard the criticism and now she has something to say about the backlash. The pop star has come under fire recently for multiple instances of cultural appropriation (the geishas, the mummies), which many observers deemed offensive.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Perry tackles the critics head-on. "As read
It turns out superheroes can be fanboys, too. While Paul Rudd was being interviewed at last weekend's Comic-Con, Mark Ruffalo happened to be walking down the press line himself. Upon realizing that he was in the presence of the future Ant-Man, Ruffalo proceeded to freak out.
“Is that Paul Rudd?" the actor mouthed read