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Sunday, May 20, 2007

With Father's Day Only Weeks Away...

This is definitely a non-Renaissance post, but these Mandom ads are really too amazing, in all their masculine glory, not to pass along. Mandom: if it still existed, it would make for a great Father's Day present.

Via Ogged. For background on the campaign, see here.

  • At 5/20/2007 10:15:00 AM, Blogger Flavia wrote…

    Wow. Just. . . wow.

    And the company itself certainly does still exist. According to its website,

    "Mandom" derives from the words "Human" and "Freedom."

    It signifies "a group of people committed to unlocking creativity in an environment that respects people and freedom."

    I don't know about you, but I'm glad that I was only alive for a small portion of the 1970s.


  • At 5/20/2007 10:36:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous wrote…

    I echo Flavia: wow. i wonder what scent connoted manly, 1970's-tinged freedom while mimicking English BO? Google reveals no clues. Nor does Ebay.


  • At 5/20/2007 05:06:00 PM, Blogger Inkhorn wrote…

    In the future I will always think of myself as "kitanai Amerika no otoko."

    For anyone who didn't click on the link at the word "here" in Simplicius' post ... Do it.

    Every part of this is more amazing than the rest.


  • At 5/23/2007 01:36:00 AM, Blogger Pamphilia wrote…

    "All the world loves a lover . . ."

    God Bless Youtube.


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