From:   lio spiegler <>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 9:49:32 PM
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Flyer / Newspaper / Sticker Bombing

they aren't mutually exclusive :-)


I was just surprised that people outside of Century 21 or around the

9/11 memorial were oblivious to the OWS that was happening around the

corner and some well placed chalk lines with arrows pointing the way

could be a fun way to let them know.




On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Steven Macchia <> wrote:

> I understand sidewalk chalk, however it is my opinion that even if fliers or

> pieces of paper or stickers do cost a little bit of money, it would be more

> effective and also catch the eye of a lot more people. Also with fliers

> taped to walls, it's easily taken down so that there is no problem and

> people are able to take the pieces of paper and either show other people or

> keep it for themselves to remind others.


> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris

> <> wrote:


>> Passing to Outreach


>> On 10/12/2011 10:29 PM, lio spiegler wrote:


>>> another easy way to spread the word is using colorful sidewalk chalk.

>>> as long as it's dry outside for a few days, it can be seen by

>>> thousands. the jury is out on the legality of the matter but a chalk

>>> artist who got arrested is now suing the city for $1 million. probably

>>> settle for $50K... 8-)

>>> point is, it's cheap and creates less clutter than flyers and less

>>> waste than stickers and the production cost is $0.

>>> please pass over to outreach if you are on that group.


>>> together!





>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Bryant Bailey<>

>>>  wrote:


>>>> Totally vote for sticker bombing, when i lived in belfast a new night

>>>> club

>>>> used this as their only form of advertising and when the club opened

>>>> they

>>>> had to turn people away after an hour. Would love to be a part of this

>>>> mission if it happens.


>>>> Bryant


>>>> On 12 October 2011 20:34, Sofía Gallisá Muriente<>

>>>> wrote:


>>>>> I'm not directly a part of outreach but I've been filling my bag with

>>>>> flyers and newspapers everytime I'm in the square and handing them out

>>>>> or

>>>>> dropping them off anywhere I go. I've heard there's a subway team and

>>>>> that

>>>>> outreach has divided itself amongst different subway lines, I also know

>>>>> there's a commitment from a lot of people at OWS en español to hand out

>>>>> newspapers in Spanish and other materials in Latino neighborhoods

>>>>> around the

>>>>> city. What you're asking for is being done to a certain extent but

>>>>> there

>>>>> could definitely be more done. I can't remember now if outreach has a

>>>>> table

>>>>> but there should be a place at the square where you can ask for a stack

>>>>> of

>>>>> whatever flyers/stickers/posters/handouts have been recently made so

>>>>> you can

>>>>> spread them in your neighborhood... I'm a fan of stickers, but yeah,

>>>>> please

>>>>> heed Daniel's advice.

>>>>> S


>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Daniel

>>>>> Levine<>

>>>>> wrote:


>>>>>> The message I just sent about the grafiti task force did not go

>>>>>> through

>>>>>> to OWS outreach because I'm not a member of that googlegroup. Please

>>>>>> be so

>>>>>> kind as to forward the message to them.

>>>>>> solidarity!!

>>>>>> d


>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Daniel

>>>>>> Levine<>

>>>>>> wrote:


>>>>>>> GREAT Idea. However, just a word of caution from a ny punk. There is

>>>>>>> an

>>>>>>> NYPD "grafiti task force" and sticker bombing is illegal. They will

>>>>>>> arrest

>>>>>>> you if they catch you stickering. So think of it as an act of civil

>>>>>>> disobedience and BE CAREFUL.


>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris

>>>>>>> <>  wrote:


>>>>>>>> I'm forwarding this to Outreach: there is a subway team currently

>>>>>>>> operating and people are being recruited to spread the word and

>>>>>>>> organize

>>>>>>>> across the city.  In addition we're looking at organizing tools now.


>>>>>>>> Please direct this energy in the outreach committee's direction so

>>>>>>>> we

>>>>>>>> can stay coordinate and not duplicate efforts.


>>>>>>>> Christian


>>>>>>>> On 10/12/2011 05:36 PM, Renée Renata Bergan wrote:


>>>>>>>>> love this idea....

>>>>>>>>> *************************

>>>>>>>>> Renée Renata Bergan

>>>>>>>>> 805.698.3069








>>>>>>>>> On Oct 12, 2011, at 5:31 PM, Steven Macchia wrote:


>>>>>>>>>> It's come to my attention that word and interest of occupy wall

>>>>>>>>>> street

>>>>>>>>>> has not been circulating as much as some people (myself included)

>>>>>>>>>> would like in other parts of New York. I met with someone

>>>>>>>>>> yesterday

>>>>>>>>>> (Who's looking to join the media team) who specializes in

>>>>>>>>>> alternative

>>>>>>>>>> advertising, as well as taking the time to talk with some people

>>>>>>>>>> involved in the Arab Spring and the Spanish Revolution. They were

>>>>>>>>>> all

>>>>>>>>>> surprised that we have been operating in such a limited space and

>>>>>>>>>> making people come to us, or watch online, if they are interested

>>>>>>>>>> in

>>>>>>>>>> learning about the revolution.


>>>>>>>>>> Some of the suggested ideas in this discussion were:

>>>>>>>>>> -Getting teams on the subways handing out papers and flyers to

>>>>>>>>>> inform

>>>>>>>>>> people of the revolution

>>>>>>>>>> -Getting teams of 15-20+ to go in to different areas of the city

>>>>>>>>>> every

>>>>>>>>>> day with hundreds of flyers or stickers about Occupy and taping /

>>>>>>>>>> sticking them to walls so that everywhere you go you see something

>>>>>>>>>> about the revolution

>>>>>>>>>> -"Sticker Bombing" was a suggested idea, so that you cover whole

>>>>>>>>>> walls / blocks / avenues with stickers about the revolution.




>>>>>>>>>> The idea being that you don't need a computer or a camera or the

>>>>>>>>>> internet to help spread the word of the revolution, but you can

>>>>>>>>>> peak

>>>>>>>>>> someones interest because if every time the get on to or get off

>>>>>>>>>> of

>>>>>>>>>> the subway, or everytime they leave they apartment building they

>>>>>>>>>> see

>>>>>>>>>> 100 flyers and stickers of the revolution, they are going to want

>>>>>>>>>> to

>>>>>>>>>> see what it is about and want to check it out.



>>>>>>>>>> (Also, who would I speak to about a proposal to move in to our

>>>>>>>>>> second

>>>>>>>>>> camp, because it's getting to the point where so many people come

>>>>>>>>>> to

>>>>>>>>>> our first and only camp that it's counter-productive because there

>>>>>>>>>> is

>>>>>>>>>> no room to move, sleep, work etc.)










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