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Shoe Thrower Ad

Capitalizing on the widespread popularity of the now-infamous shoe-throwing incident, eBay's new ad suggests using their services to get rid of your unwanted shoes.

Posted on December 19, 2008, at 2:12 p.m. ET

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Can we coin new term for an internet meme that grows too fast, going from story to animated gif to Flash game to advertisement in less than a week? Can we call that "throwing the shoe"?

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