1. A group of employees from the second screen app tvtag sent everyone's favorite meth cook into space. Johnny Galbraith, Marketing Director for tvtag, explained the decision to launch Walter into space came about at a company hackathon when the non-tech employees wanted something to do. 6.
When you have zero coding skills, how do you keep busy at your company's hackathon? For the non-engineers at i.TV, the answer was to blast a meth dealer into space. "The hackathon leaves those of us without coding skills regretting the fact that we're not technical wizards," marketing director Johnny Galbraith tells AdFreak.
Posted: Print Article Walter White's customers on " Breaking Bad" probably never got this high. Small-screen website and app tvtag attached a balloon to a Walter White bobblehead and launched him into space. The company had "Earth-folk" vote on who should be its "first space ambassador."
It has a bobblehead figure of Walter "Heisenberg" White from the smash TV hit Breaking Bad. It has a bunch of peculiarly motivated people launching a weather balloon and cheering like lunatics when it takes off. It even has a strategic marketing plan.
What do you get when you give the guys at this second-screen app a Walter White bobblehead, a powerful balloon, and an eensy-weensy camera? Why, this video, which is both totally ridiculous and surprisingly moving. (Thank mood-setting music by The National Parks and Megafaun, which make "Walter White in Space" sort of like Robot Chicken crossed with Planet Earth.)
A Walter White bobblehead doll took a trip to a place more majestic than the New Mexico desert. TVtag users elected White as the company's first space ambassador, sending the Breaking Bad protagonist 85,000 feet above Earth and recording his entire adventure. Space, bitch.
Walter White doesn't tread lightly in this video. A doll of the Breaking Bad character recently floated into space attached to a balloon - and Walt's trip was thanks to a marketing stunt from tvtag. "It was sort of our way expressing our sadness that breaking bad wasn't around anymore," Johnny Galbraith, who was part of the team, tells The Hollywood Reporter .
We're not sure why the folks at tvtag (formerly GetGlue) decided to strap a Walter White bobblehead to an industrial-strength helium balloon, outfit the apparatus with a hardy camera, and launch the whole thing into the stratosphere. But we're certainly glad they did!
SALT LAKE CITY - A video documenting Walter White's journey into space has gone viral. The Breaking Bad Bobblehead was strapped to a balloon and a go pro, and then sent off into the skies above Utah. Where did he land and how far did the fictional character get?
By Australian Associated Press and Daily Mail Reporter Three, two, one, liftoff! Walter White has officially gotten higher than anyone in Breaking Bad. A bobblehead of the hit US TV series' protagonist has been launched into space.
Last month, tvtag (formerly GetGlue) held a contest for which TV character would be the company's first space ambassador. The idea was born during a two-day company hackathon project. While the engineers were developing new tvtag functionalities, the less-tech savvy among the group wanted to do something equally challenging and fun.