Friday, May 29, 2009

Woody Allen settled American Apparel lawsuit for $5 million, but who won?

This was so not about the money.

Woody "the high rabbi" Allen's image on Billboards in LA and everywhere on the web, media coverage all over the world and people talking for the last 2 years — all for only 5 million bucks? American Apparel got a pretty good deal.

The billboards were tasteless and uninspired — pretty much in keeping with American Apparel's marketing aesthetic — but maybe they'll inspire the V-neck T-shirt and be-legginged set to see "Annie Hall."

See the billboard here: Curbed LA

Read more in the New York Times.

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