Bus Stop ‘Altered Carbon’ Ad With a Breathing Mannequin Encased in Plastic Startles Commuters


Commuters in West Hollywood, California were startled to find a very lifelike mannequin encased in the plastic of the bus stop wall reserved for ad space that appeared to be breathing. Fox 11 spoke with a few commuters, some were concerned that it was a real person, one man liked the idea of “art in the street”, while another man was quite pragmatic about it.

If it makes you uncomfortable thwn they’re doing the right thing artistically.

As it turns out, it was a Netflix ad for Altered Carbon, a cyberpunk Netflix series about life and death, which is now available for streaming.

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Photo Of The Day By Penny Meyers

Photo By Penny Meyers Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Female Mallard in Flight” by Penny Meyers. Location: Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. “A female mallard in flight just after takeoff from the Pelican River, one of the few areas of open water here in mid-winter,” explains Meyers. See more of Penny …

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