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'Religion is Garbage' Posters In Auckland

'Religion is Garbage' Posters In Auckland

Auckland Religion
is Garbage poster – Brainwashin Brian
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A series of "appalling blasphemous" posters have appeared in Auckland. The Scoop reader who sent these photos describes himself as "absolutely disturbed by these hideous posters".

Headed "Religion is Garbage", they depict "Hole E Christ", "Brainwashin' Brain" and a "Tick-Tock Muhammad" suicide bomber.

The images are clearly inspired by the Garbage Pail Kids trading cards are marked as copyright Eshe X Muckmouth.

They appear to be a campaign for Eshe Brand Streetwear, which has tshirts and stakeboard decks with the images for sale. The website says that they endorse "the slaughtering of the metaphorical sacred cows".

The PunkAs.com messageboard suggests the posters went up on Monday and also notes a 'Pedo Pope' poster.

[Update Link: Blasphemous Posters Hit New Zealand | Ads Of The World

Advertising agency Muckmouth, Auckland, New Zealand created a blasphemous campaign for Eshe Streatwear. The campaign includes four posters posted all over the streets of Auckland, branded skateboards and t-shirts. More>>

Along with providing more background, we note this link is illustrated with the same photos Scoop recieved. On an unrelated note, Scoop suggests those wishing to write credible fake outraged emails should study the ranting style that's typical of the genre.]

Auckland Religion
is Garbage poster – Hole E Christ
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Auckland Religion
is Garbage poster – Brainwashin Brian
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