For years, he barreled around his hometown of Spokane, Washington in a customized, black, horror-themed Toyota Celica GT, a vehicle he referred to as his "art project." It had a serrated, chrome-edged bat-fin which ran up the middle of its hood, port windows tinted with alien faces, and the name, "Wobblin' Goblin," displayed in its rear window. Kids loved it.
So determined were Wayne Spitzer and Andy Kumpon to raise awareness of their cable and lease-access television program (Dead of Night) in the early 1990s, they took to standing on street corners with a selection of trademark props and holding signs over their heads. The signs read: "Will Make Sci-Fi TV For Food -- or Equipment." It worked: the stunt resulted in a major newspaper article, which attracted an investor.