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On The Job: Sometimes it Takes a Human to Bring a Sign to Life

“Human billboards?” That—and you may not have known this—is one phrase used to describe the young folks you’ll see on city street corners who are spinning signs, advertising everything from a new housing development to a “large pizza for $10” special. Las Vegas does seem the ideal setting for a sign spinner competition, doesn’t it? Well, it was, and the Washington Post was there. Click HERE to read about a subculture that you probably hadn’t realized even existed, and click HERE to watch a two-minute video from two years ago when the same guy, Jose “Mucho” Angeles, also won the world championships.