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Vincent Price and bird

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 16: Vincent...

It’s been a day for Vincent Price, this 16th day of 32 Days of Halloween. And previously we’ve posted a smattering of Vincent Price commercials. And let’s face it: Vincent can make just about anything sound good. And he can...

Polaroid Christmas commercial

13 Days of Xmas 2011, Day 5 –...

Day 5 has traditionally been a day to review some classic commercials–some famous, some infamous. This ever since way back on Year One we gave you our Top 10 favorite Xmas commercials of all time. But now it’s time to sit back...

Threadless: What Lies Beneath

Threadless: Everything’s Happy...

The good news is that the new t-shirt from Threadless that has me excited, “What Lies Beneath,” has nothing to do with the yawn-worthy film of the same name. Instead, it’s an exploration of what exactly is going on beneath...

Glass Wax Santa

13 Days of Xmas 2010, Day 5: And Now, Fun...

It’s 13 Days of Xmas, kids. And Day 5 is when we’ve usually been involved in advertising madness. Like last year. Or the year before that. Or what we first started with, our Top 10 Christmas Commercials. So first up, we’d...

Don Adams: Electronic Detective

Your Cyber Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: 5...

Each Monday we try to give you something to start off your work week. Something odd. Something disturbing. Sometimes even something downright deranged. This week, it’s Cyber Monday. And we hope you’ll be kind enough to conduct...

Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving From Need Coffee

So it’s Turkey Day here in America. And we extend this invitation to everyone in the world: if you want to join us in our overeating holiday, please feel free. But even if you don’t want to eat that much, we can all still find...

Caprica

Caprica: They Just Keep Blowing It Up

So, the other day I was thinking to myself, “Man, it’s really difficult to get people to agree on what makes a good Science-Fiction television property. While some people like the science and tech to be a backdrop for the human...

Uncle Sam deodorant

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: You Need...

No matter what we try and do, Monday happens each and every week. You know what we mean. Even if you have Monday off as a holiday, then Tuesday is that week’s Monday. It’s inescapable. So the best we can do is try to cope. And by...