Stay F---! Best of 2005
stay.free at verizon.net
Sat Jan 14 17:59:06 EST 2006
Hey all, sorry for being so delinquent lately in getting these
updates out. Between planning a move to Prospect Lefferts and trying
to make money, I've had a serious shortage of (stay) free time...
but. in case you missed them, here are the most popular web items we
posted last year. -- carrie
BEST OF STAY FREE! DAILY - 2005
AN INQUIRY INTO THE EFFECTS OF PRESERVATIVES IN MCDONALD'S FOOD
Or, What Does the Fungus Know That You Don't?
(Our at-home test of the difference between McDonald's and local fast food.)
A parody of pharmaceutical advertising, by Jason Torchinsky. See also
Gelf Magazine's interview with Carrie about the ad:
TAKING THE PERMISSION SOCIETY SERIOUSLY
Carrie asks the copyright authorities for permission to sing "Happy
birthday" to her father
CAN'T A GAY BATMAN GET A BREAK?
DC Comics goes after painter Mark Chamberlain
HOW DID MAD HOT BALLROOM SURVIVE THE COPYRIGHT CARTEL?
An interview with documentary producer Amy Sewell
THE FREAKY UNIVERSE OF MCDONALD'S ADVERTISING
A video history by Tim Harrod
RADIO FREE CLEAR CHANNEL
HIKING THROUGH MANHATTAN
Stay Free! talks a walk on New York's deserted Highline
AMERICAN SCIENCE, RIP
Inspired by the "American Science" series of U.S. postage stamps, we
created parody stamps that look just like the real thing - only
featuring God, Bush, and Rick Santorum, and William Jennings Bryant
in place of the scientists. Download 'em, print 'em in color, and
scare your friends.
MEET ME BEFORE FIRST PERIOD
Procter & Gamble's launches pre-menstrual tampons; a spoof by our man
DOES WATCHING TV MAKE YOU STUPID?
A review of Stephen Johnson's overhyped nonsense
Carrie's rant about the latest book I haven't read, Malcolm Gladwell's BLINK
ADVERTISE ON MY COLON!
A thoughtful response to eBay "human" ad auctions
SUCKING ON THE TIT OF MCDONALD'S
An actual ad from McDonald's ad agency in Austria
THIS MONTH IN NEW YORK CITY CRITICAL MASS OR HOW MUCH DOES IT COST
THE CITY TO RUN ONE OF THOSE POLICE COPTERS ALL NIGHT?
Matt Ransford recounts a Critical Mass ride in April
GEORGE JETSON GETS A PRESENT FROM DOVE
Charles Star notices that a new ad campaign makes more than your hair
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