Driving near Pittsburgh, PA, my wife Heather noticed this excellent billboard featuring a woman saying "Scared of the dentist? No, I called and got SEDATED!".
For Black Friday, Patagonia ran an ad in the print issue of the New York Times that had a clever palindromic form — you read the lines from top to bottom, then again from bottom to top. It's a gloss on climate-crisis fatalism, and Andrew Bloch got a picture of it … As it turns… READ THE REST
It struck me, this morning, that I'd never introduced Boing Boing's largely American audience to the Cuprinol wood goblin, a mainstay of British television advertising for many years. "For the last hour, my right leg has been soaking in a well-known wood preserver." When you give thanks today, remember to give thanks to me for… READ THE REST
This looks like a bizarre parody ad, but it's real. It was originally scheduled to run during last week's Saturday Night Live, but ultimately did not. Arby's produced a pillow that fits over your head and resembles a deep-fried turkey. Too bad it's already sold out. If you still crave this pillow, you can enter… READ THE REST
With January here, it's easy to think that the worst of winter is over. Unfortunately, as recent years (like last year) have shown us, it can remain pretty steadily chilly all the way into April and May. If you've got central heating, you're going to be getting pretty sick of those bills by then. The… READ THE REST
It's likely that there's never been a New Year's resolution focused on vacuuming more. However, plenty of people want to clean up the clutter and tidy up their lives to start a new year. The investment in a quality vacuum and other cleaners can be a good way of ensuring that much-needed cleaning work gets… READ THE REST
If you've ever started a business, it probably wasn't so you could process invoices and fill out payroll checks. Yet, accounting is the absolute lifeblood of any enterprise – and unless a company is paying thousands to have a certified professional take charge of their finances, it's easy to feel like the entire accounting arena… READ THE REST