what is doubly ironic is that the media campaign, Andre the Giant Has a Posse, started as an experiment to challenge the nature of commercialised, corporate advertising, has discovered that his poster and sticker campaign is remarkably profitable and has become that which he was against from the beginning. even Shepard Fairey in an issue of Print magazine, once a fierce critic of advertising is quoted to have said (paraphrased): "advertising isn't bad--advertising doesn't put a gun to your head and make you buy stuff..."