Green Day Ad Ban
(Punkbands) Who knew that Green Day was too hot for the Marriott Marquis? The Independent Film Channel had booked an outdoor wall of the Times Square hotel to advertise IFC's year-long association with the popular punk band on a 28-by- 43-foot billboard. But Marriott execs immediately balked when they saw the billboard's cartoon image: a heart-shaped grenade gripped by a bloodied hand.

"We have the right to review all advertising that goes on our buildings," a Marriott spokeswoman told me, "and if we feel it has any political, pornographic or inappropriate content, we have the right to reject that ad." [see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story

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