Vintage poster art for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 3:23 am

jennybee finds these swell hoofers and hoods engaging in enticing vices on HBO’s flapper-era series Boardwalk Empire, premiering Sept 19

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Street-Level Promos for ‘Boardwalk Empire’

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 11:16 pm

But New York’s MTA isn’t the only beneficiary of HBO’s media buying. The cable network has made it to Chicago and is using the CTA’s bus kiosks, including one just outside our Windy City bureau, to promote its new gangland series “Boardwalk Empire.”

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

It makes sense for HBO to play up the Martin Scorcese-helmed drama here: “Boardwalk Empire takes place during the Prohibition, and Chicago, after all, is where that history was writ large, courtesy Al Capone and Eliot Ness.

Bus Stop

Another Bus Stop

Read more at Marketing: Street-Level Promo for HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ – Adages – Advertising Age.

Boardwalk Empire Entices with Roaring 20′s Sneaky Gift

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 11:12 am

Check out the prohibition-ready package just sent over from our friends at Cornerstone (courtesy of HBO and Canadian Club), tucked away inside a hollowed out copy of The Anti-Saloon Year Book (1920 edition), which “tracked the temperance movement’s progress from year to year.”  Cheers Nucky!

Boardwalk Empire Book Flask

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A ‘Wheres Waldo Moment’

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 11:36 am

I had a “where’s Waldo” moment today, reading the NY Times business section–while looking at an article about Barnes & Noble. Looks at this picture — see anything very familiar? This one is in Arlington, VA.

Can you spot it?

Photo by John M. Bouldry, Independent Publishers Group

Boardwalk on Sunset Blvd.

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 10:44 am

Michael K. Williams tweeted...

This photo of a billboard for #boardwalkempire on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles

Boardwalk on Sunset

@HBO lookin’ good in NYC

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 10:39 am

Looking good in NYC

@HBO lookin’ good in nyc. Can’t wait for #boardwalkempire!

via @sosaucy on Twitter.

There was something different about my bus stop today…

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 10:20 am

There was something different about my bus stop...

There was something different about my bus stop today… #boardwalkempire… on Twitpic.

via @bexrunschicago on Twitter

Countdown to Boardwalk Empire

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Sightings — Boardwalk Empire @ 10:03 am

Promo GENIUSES at @HBO. #boardwalkempire poster. The liquid goes down each day closer to the premiere!

Promo GENIUSES at @HBO

Promo GENIUSES at @HBO

via @mynameisjune on Twitter