Your Mother Won’t Know You: Goodbye Mr. Bubble

Bad corporate decision making sends another childhood icon down the drain. From the New York Times Dealbook ( Brands filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday evening, with hopes of finding a buyer for the company, whose brands include Mr. Bubble and the breath freshener Binaca.The last time I used Mr. Bubble was sometime in the 60s, … Continue reading Your Mother Won’t Know You: Goodbye Mr. Bubble

Illustration Friday: Imagine

Car radios were different when I was a kid. First off, you could only get AM radio—which meant your favorite song would fade out as soon as you went under a bridge. Secondly, AM sound...well, before stereo AM anyway, sucked. Radios were push button analog jobs that had a red pointer that lined up approximately … Continue reading Illustration Friday: Imagine