Category Archives: Bloggenpheffer
“Growing Up Skipper” One of the most controversial dolls in 1975, just about every newspaper in the U.S.A. carried a story about her, some women’s groups & a few parents wrote to complain, but with sales expected at 1 1/2 … Continue reading
Here. ETA: The best part is at the very end.
“An organic wine from Chile has oenophiles in San Francisco turning up their noses. But there’s nothing wrong with the wine. It’s the name that bothers them….In Houston, Palin Syrah has been flying off the shelves at Cepage Noir Wine Company.”
So says this article, which also reports: … Since McCain picked Sarah Palin, Palin Syrah has caused as many heated debates among wine shoppers as the candidate has among voters. “We’ve had couples come in and one in the couple … Continue reading
Here. Bonus interview with Sue Leece here.
Guess the giant scary Back to School Spoons are sold separately. Via.
Statetris is an interesting game mixing aspects of the popular game ‘Tetris’ and geography. Instead of positioning the typical Tetris blocks, you position states/countries at their proper location. Play here.
I was sorry I had to discover Impy Malting via a post about Internet harassment, but the author is an entertaining writer with a wonderful feminist bent and it’s fun to learn more about beer! –Ann Bartow
Fifty People, One Question: Restored
Starts off slowly but hilarious if you are a crazy cat lady feminist stereotype.
“A Northern California woman has invented something called the ‘Cleavage Caddy’ which is like having a purse in your bra.” If more designers would actually put capacious pockets in pants and skirts, there probably wouldn’t be a market for this. … Continue reading
Why are you smirking? Does it look like something else to you?
Ribald and funny.
T’was tagged by the wonderful Nicole Black, and I’m going to cast a wide and weird net, so: Historiann: “History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present” 3 Quarks Daily: Like a blog of chocolates, you never know what you … Continue reading
Profiteers will turn you and your family into paper dolls.
…I know what kind of economist I want to be. Via.
This. And then, this.
And they come in flavors that include “pigskin” (“Show your devotion to America’s greatest organized activity by making your house smell like a football factory”) and “urinal cake” (“THE URINAL CAKE CANDLE — Bring the industrial chemical freshness of a … Continue reading
This one? Or this one?
Some of the consumer goods here and here are kind of fun too (though some are creepy), see e.g.:
From here: David Hayes doesn’t usually fish with a little girl’s toy rod and reel. But after making a record catch, he may reconsider. The North Carolina man now holds a state fishing record, after landing a channel catfish that … Continue reading
If you don’t understand why this is funny, you don’t spend enough time on the Internets.