Month: September 2007

faceoff friday: smurfs

Who would win? Jokey Smurf, Smurfette in a car, or Smurf with spear? I say Jokey Smurf wins. Nothing stops his secret package of desctruction.

more bandit seagull, less Helvetica

One of the comments from yesterday’s “Helvetica coffee mug” post stated, “More bandit seagull, less Helvetica” which was a reference to Tuesday’s “bandit seagull” post. I am honoring that request with today’s blog post.

Helvetica coffee mug

Helvetica coffee mug available for purchase at It’s eighteen bucks. I don’t like coffee and I don’t like paying eighteen dollars for a coffee mug, but I do like the play on words on this mug.

bandit seagull

Beware Scottish seagulls. A seagull in Scotland has developed the habit of stealing chips from a neighborhood shop. The seagull waits until the shopkeeper isn’t looking, and then walks into the store and grabs a snack-size bag of cheese Doritos. Once outside, the bag gets ripped open and shared by other birds. The seagull’s shoplifting …

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mannequins in restaurants

It’s commonplace to see mannequins in retail stores displaying the clothing for sale. Why don’t restaurants have a mannequin couple sitting at a table “eating” the food for sale?

hairdryer gun

“Honey, honey, don’t do it!” “I’m just drying my hair you moron!” The “Western Dryer“another reason why to love the Japanese.