If this link hasn’t made it to your Facebook page yet, take a few minutes to check out Retro Comedy’s collection of 15 disturbing ads that absolutely, definitely, would not fly in today’s comparatively tame cultural environs. You have to wonder whether so many U.S. retailers would be tanking if it were still acceptable to pitch shotguns as Christmas presents for every member of the family or sell “safety” razors by showing a picture of a beaming baby taking one to his cheek. The copy for a Pitney-Bowes postage machine asks, “Is it Always Illegal to Kill a Woman?” That was probably a crime even in the 1960s, but who knew that human remains on toast were such a delicacy for children back then? More here.
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]