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New project from Cory Arcangel: Kurt Cobain’s

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 07, 2006

New project from Cory Arcangel: Kurt Cobain’s suicide letter with Google AdSense ads (which are automatically generated based on the content of the page). Current ads include ones for free ringtones, techniques to end anxiety, and public speaking training.

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Keyword Cartoons chronicles the adventures of GGirl,

posted by Jason Kottke   May 01, 2006

Keyword Cartoons chronicles the adventures of GGirl, a character whose daily activities correspond with high-paying keywords on Google AdSense, like laser hair removal and asbestos cancer.

Jonathan Crowe ran an Olympics-themed weblog for

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 05, 2006

Jonathan Crowe ran an Olympics-themed weblog for Athens 2004 and Torino 2006. Interestingly, the 2004 version got a lot more traffic, but more recent one made him more money via Google AdSense. “Whether [the increase is] due to better ad block positioning, ‘better’ ads (more on-target or more lucrative), a ‘better’ audience, or simply a more mature advertising network, I have no idea.”