The best government program you’ve never heard of

Want to reconnect with nature this summer?  See part of the country you haven’t been to before?  Just get away from it all?  The National Recreation Reservation Service at recreation.gov has you covered.  They offer campsite, cabin, and lookout reservations/rentals online at National Parks and National Forests across the land. About a month back I […]

Let’s all go to Washyourhandsington to get ourselves a treat

Heard these on the radio a few times – they’re just begging to be shared. Try it again, this time with a little more soul… The 50’s-styled campaign, from the Washington Department of Health’s (DoH), is definitely cheesy (Tim Church, the DoH communications director acknowledged as much in an interview with Spokane’s The Spokesman-Review), but […]

Fake Steve Jobs is back!

I apparently missed the return of Fake Steve Jobs this summer, but stumbled on a new post yesterday about an advertising patent Apple has filed.  Classic. Glad to see the real Dan Lyons back in character. Some favorite posts of yore (oddly all from 11/2007 – a golden age for Fake Steve?): It’s not a […]