Link Lust: I Said I Linked You But I Lied

Font clock for typenerds. Because you need it. ;) Described as "Twelve different fonts are printed within the mechanism of the clock providing a random, mixed display of graphic language within a single time piece."

Life is short--get a divorce. Corri Fetman, pictured at top, says: "Law firm advertising is boring…Everything's always the same. It's lawyers in libraries with a suit on and the law books behind them. They don't say anything. What, I should hire you because you have a law degree? C'mon. So we wanted to try something different." Different in her world means using the same old sex-appeal-idea, a headless male torso and tanned female cleavage heaving forth from a black lace bra, with the line "life is short get a divorce". Oh har har. Got them noticed, though.

Consumers now market themselves from the LATimes. Want proof? Check out this homemade Geico caveman action figure created by a fan of the campaign.

Unilver switches from svelte to slender models and gets loads of good PR.

Fox has sold about 30 percent of its available Super Bowl XLII ad units, which translates to 17 of the 58 in-game ads allowed by the TV rights agreement with the National Football League.

ASA's most controversal ads of 2006

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    Unilver switches from svelte to slender models and gets loads of good PR

    On Wednesday, the Anglo-Dutch conglomerate, which makes everything from Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to Dove soap, said it wants all actors and models used in its ads to have a Body Mass Index of between 18.5 and 25.

    Out of curiosity, I calculated the BMI (Body Mass Index) of three iconic female sex symbols of the past:

    Jean Harlow:
    Height: 5 feet 2 inches
    Weight: 109 lbs.
    BMI: 19.9

    Marilyn Monroe:
    Height: 5 feet 5 1/2 inches
    Weight: (Varied) 115 - 120 lbs.
    BMI: 18.8 to 19.7

    Bettie Page
    Height : 5 feet 5 1/2 inches
    Weight :128 lbs.
    BMI: 21.0

    May 12, 2007