Antoinette, Who’s the Boss, 1989
Proof in point in this “Bad Ad” campaign by Doubleday & Cartwright for Colossal Media. On a side note: if anyone has the wall space, we’d love to run a house ad, too. And by “house ad” we mean an ad on the front or side of your house. Get at us through our contact section and we’ll take it from there.
It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.
Air Wei Wei by Dustin Canalan for Upper Playground
For the Internet Addict On Vacation with Three Friends at a Lake House with No Wifi and Patchy Cellular Service*
Query, the board game based on Google search autocomplete.
*Probably a case of wine, too.
Reebok Bacon is “uncured and contains no nitrates, preservatives, MSG, or sweeteners.” Next up, Nike Trail Mix… then followed by adidas wurst. Total Engineering for a Better You. The future is full of branded opportunities.
Gorilla Fingaz Penile Sheaths: “Hockey pads meets scuba gear meets bullet proof vest type condom with run-flat technology”
Featuring Ed Templeton’s Make Up Girls and Clint Woodside’s N/E/S/W, this out of print 2-in-1 zine from Deadbeat Club features many faces and places.
Fashion Advertising: Controversy — Where Has It Gone? by Lisa Lockwood (with contributions from Cynthia Martens, Lauren McCarthy)
After shifts from the shocking and suggestive to the socially conscious and aspirational, the fashion industry has entered a new state of advertising: tame.
Ebola: How the Virus Could Spread Beyond Africa
Andrew W.K. is your new Life Coach
“I asked for a car and got a computer”
By painting with light in the darkroom, Dave Schubert turns honest moments in public—captured by a quick eye and shutter finger—into dark, private pictures full of mystery. On view at MUDDGUTTS through August 8th.
or The many meanings of Michelangelo’s Statue of David
For our series, “FlashUs,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Karl Willmann sent us the above. Karl tattoos out of Melbourne Tattoo Company in Australia, and you can follow him here.
Years tattooing: 3
Tattooing out of: Melbourne Tattoo Company, Melbourne, Australia
Stefan Sagmeister happily chimes on about storytelling. The business kind, not the fun kind.
A sewer cleaner in India makes $5 per day and has an 80% chance of dying before the age of 60.