Friday, August 31, 2007

Link Haze, 8/31/07.

(From now on, one of my Friday posts will be a link dump. Got something interesting [ad related], email me: copyranter[at]hotmail[dot]com)
Old, but Bush Buttplug Wars (link).
Hey, are you guys aware of this trend—Worldwide Balminess (link)?
And why doesn't World Citizen Starbucks offer free internet? (link)
Fellow ad blogger David Wilkie is forever asking where's my jetpack? Here it is, Captain Impatience (link).
The AYDS Diet—"Why take diet pills when you can enjoy AYDS?" (link) [thanks Kelly Walsh for the tip!]
We're gonna run out of oil in a hundred years or so, but at least we now have a toothbrush with fucking "satnav" technology. Christ. (link)
The burning man at Burning Man was burning, man, five days early (heh) (link).


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The AYDS Diet Plan stands as one of the all-time greatest branding bad-luck stories out there, to be sure.

I remember reading an article in the early 80's in which a company representative was asked if there would be any name changes in light of the emergence of the new disease with the similar name.

The answer was a firm "no."

"The disease can change its name," huffed the spokesperson.

Okay. Maybe that wasn't the best call in retrospect.

5:05 PM  

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