Wholly holy holey jeans

Jesus Jeans has reportedly warned dozens other apparel start ups in the US against using Jesus in their brand since winning the patent.

Others to have been warned include ‘Jesus First’, ‘Sweet Jesus’ and ‘Jesus Couture’.

(via The Daily Mail)

Spoiled Rotten

I shop for beer seconds. Buying returned meat is another smart way to stretch a grocery budget. Read more

A Personal Matter

I’m sure you’re a busy lawyer but I’d like to bring a few things to your attention. If you’re interested, maybe we can meet and I’ll explain my case in more detail.

I’ve been going to the same barber as far back as my first haircut when I was three or four years old. There are some customer service issues:

(1) I never once received a straight-razor shave.
(2) A hot towel around my face has not been offered.
(3) Even with all the dusting and brushing, the clippings always makes my neck itchy. Read more

101 Shockingly Sexist Vintage Ads


(via TheVine)

The modern take? Selling vagina insecurity.

(via Daily Life)

My online marketing scheme

Spam names I have not used recently:

Jimmy Tightpants
Nova Scosche
Wheeling Mountainbridge
Anne Tickwiddy
June Waterpark
Mark Getsett
Read more

In-N-Out’s invisible billionaire burger heiress

Torres is one of almost 90 hidden billionaires discovered by Bloomberg News since the debut of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index in March 2012. Among them: Dirce Camargo, the richest woman in Brazil, and Elaine Marshall, the fourth-richest woman in America.

Like Camargo and Marshall, Torres maintains a low profile. Her most visible presence has been on the drag strip. She competes in the National Hot Rod Association’s Super Gas and Top Sportsman Division 7 categories, alternating between a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda and a 1984 Chevrolet Camaro, according to NHRA results. Her third husband, Val Torres Jr., is also a race- car driver.

(via Bloomberg)

Funeral preplanning seminar and free breakfast

From my credit union:

Join us at our free, upcoming Breakfast Bites seminar on the topic of funeral pre-planning on Thursday, February 14, at Happy Joe’s Pizza, 9919 Route 20 in Galena. This seminar will address the benefits of pre-arranged funerals; selection of a funeral service provider; traditional, cremation, or memorial services; funeral products; cultural, religious, and military considerations; funding options; and consumer rights.

Parallel Universe #243


Samsung El Plato Supreme Commercial Teaser

Bob Odenkirk, Seth Rogen, and Paul Rudd.

Scientology: Secrets of the Super Power Building


The Voice has obtained hundreds of new renderings of Scientology’s Super Power Building in Clearwater, Florida, as well as a comprehensive collection of its architectural drawings.

Every Scientology “org” is supposed to create an office for Hubbard, even 26 years after his death, in case the “old man” suddenly returns.

(via The Village Voice)

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