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Significant Stones

Were they thrones,
shaped for greater kings;

commandments raised for lesser
souls; tombstones

to honor the past, templates
for tomorrow?

Granite soldiers, standing… 77 more words

Billboards I Would Rather Never See

“I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree.
Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I’ll never see a tree at all.” 560 more words


Jerry Mander - The Best Sanders Endorsement Yet!

The Best Sanders Endorsement Yet!

“Irina Alexandrovevskivich” endorses Bernie Sanders in part because of his strong stand against the capitalist evil of offering 23 kinds of deodorant. 139 more words

Jerry Mander

Holiday Greetings from Burma Shave

I spotted this take on the classic 40’s roadside billboards from Burma Shave right here in Connecticut. Well done, whoever did this, and happy holidays! 23 more words


#Movember (the 22nd)

Some of the most successful advertising campaigns reallocated men to a safer space to recruit self-shavers. In 1937, Gillette adopted the popular medium of the comic-strip. 257 more words

Does Anyone Remember Burma Shave?

In one of the busiest passageways of the subway system (between the C and #7 train at Times Square), I noticed nine signs that hung… 253 more words


Where the Freeways Don't Go - Portland to Cottonwood

September 9-13, 2015

If you want to see many of the great sites in this country you have to get off the freeways and onto the old US highways and backroads. 682 more words