In August, Trend Hunter’s Marissa Brassfield wrote about ‘The People of Walmart’ photoblog, but there’s more: Several videos have appeared on YouTube and a photo contest has popped up on the site.
Tacky and strange Americans come in all shapes and sizes with behaviors that shock, amaze, and just plain make you want to bust out laughing.
As if crowd-ridicule weren’t enough, the founders are crowdsourcing material for the website by offering stalkers - a.k.a., interested individuals with cameras - a chance to win a $100 Wal-Mart gift card by submitting a Wal-Creature photo. The challenge comes with a disclaimer:
We would also like to stress that we are in no way liable if you get your ass beat by Bubba when he catches you taking his picture."
Good luck and good hunting! Stats for Money for Being Mean Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 15,405 clicks in 349 w
Interest: > 3 minutes Concept: Money For Being Mean
Related: 90 examples / 69 photos
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