Category Archives: product!

Gadzooks! Post-Victorian Fashion!

“Hey! Same outfit!”

A huge Fall and Winter 1902/1903 catalog for Chicago’s Tailor-Made Clothing Co. filled with — so this is where that phrase comes from — fashion plates!

I learned something!

(See tape dispenser for scale. I won this at an auction but still haven’t figured out how to store it because it’s too wide for my plastic bins.)

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The Secret

He had money. Fame. An ingenious mind, devastating looks and a passionate soul.

His cheekbones carved by the gods. His jaw set in utter confidence.

Men and women wanted to be him. Do him. Breathe the air next to him.

Angels heralded his every entrance. Devils coveted his many charms.

What was his secret?

Beef Ravioli by Chef Boyardee.

Dungasaurus

It’s more properly called coprolite, but somebody at the antique store understands the target audience.

Introducing Cascade’s most powerful dishwasher detergent ever!

I was at Cascade’s website trying to figure out the difference between Cascade Platinum and Cascade Complete and didn’t see the “Of Clorox” in the list under “Cascade With The Power” and I would totally buy Cascade With The Power instead of Cascade Platinum or Cascade Complete.

Cascade With The Power

Let’s make this happen, people!

The adtothebone review of McDonald’s Grand Mac

The McDonald’s Grandma, err… Grand Mac with a miniature $100 bill to mess up your sense of scale.

It tasted like a Big Mac. Continue reading

Looks like Disney spiced up the original story a bit.

The Very Hung Caterpillar

Limited Edition Trump Tic Tac — Grab ’em today!

Trump Orange Tic Tac

It’s gonna be yuge.

what a croc

In Vogue.

In Vogue.

They’re so not cool that they’re cool… to the point of not being cool again… which makes them cool again… making people realize they’re not cool… which isn’t just cool… it’s tres cool… so very not cool.

So… Are you pro-Crocs or no-Crocs?

Beauty is in the eye of the beh… AHHHHHHH!

I saw this floor display for Mission Athletic Care in our local Lowe’s Home Improvement store and I can’t decide if this assembled quirk is a design fail or design win.

Eye caramba!

Eye caramba!

Let’s call it a fawin.

Sometimes my contact lenses feel like this.

Sometimes my contact lenses feel like this.

Heinz shows us that not all labels are bad.

Heinzsight. I love it when somebody takes a brand and puts more into it than they have to. In this case, Heinz did some sweet seasonal ketchup bottle labels — They didn’t have to, but they did, and that made it better. Brand personality, yo.

Groovy work, Heinz. I hope you do something like this again soon.

NOTE: I was told there was also a summer beachball tomato label, but alas, I was not in time.