peeves

Whose real world?

Posted by Helen.     Where I live, our kids have five weeks holidays from just before Christmas to the end of January. They have two weeks off in April, two in July, and two in September/October. I’ve run out… Read More ›

Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

We’ve been running a bit of a series on repulsive advertising featuring women’s bodies: * the Nando’s stripper-mummy-with-a-heart-of-gold: Been trying to find the words * Pornified racist slavery in the pursuit of fashion: Because “fun “n’ edgy” and “pornification of… Read More ›

Weekend Wobot: Woomba

Hot on the heels of floral-soaked feminine hygiene products everywhere comes Woomba, taking the hard work out of women’s business. A miniature disc-shaped robot, Woomba is pink (of course), sensor-equipped, and fully-automated. Set and forget! (if the Youtube link doesn’t… Read More ›

Konkokted Kreationist Krap

This would be side-splittingly hilarious if it wasn’t so evil. A digg-er spotted this scan of a restaurant children’s menu: Front Back Alongside the cheeseburgers and corndogs is a list of “DiNoSaUr FuN fAcTs”! These include: “The most up to… Read More ›

Ads that make you go Grrr

From Brazil. For low fat yoghurt. Iconic film images of Mena Suvari, Sharon Stone, Marilyn Monroe photomanipulated. Tagline: Forget about it. Men’s preference will never change. Fit Light Yogurt. Via Jess McCabe, at The F-Word blog.