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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Today in Unbelievable Company Names

posted by on January 17 at 13:32 PM

Wow.

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via Cabel Sasser

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1

Well, I know where I'm going when I need to be shot in the face.

Posted by David Schmader | January 17, 2008 1:33 PM
2

"She's gone postal!!"

-Barbie doll from Small Soldiers

Posted by Mr. Poe | January 17, 2008 1:35 PM
3

...unique high speed delivery process...

Posted by infrequent | January 17, 2008 1:35 PM
4

With this news, we're officially closer to the fishing tackle store in NYC with the Twin Towers somewhere in their logo called "They're Jumpin'!"

Posted by Lloyd Clydesdale | January 17, 2008 2:01 PM
5

Funny that they missed the rather long fuse attached to the package...

Posted by bma | January 17, 2008 2:30 PM
6

I would totally shop there.

Posted by torrentprime | January 17, 2008 2:34 PM
7

He's got Bette Davis eyes.

Posted by kinaidos | January 17, 2008 2:34 PM
8

Oh, come on, that's kinda funny... It's kitschy, it plays off a now commonly-used phrase. It's not racist or defamatory in any way. And they're clearly playing to a particular demo that would think the same.

Posted by Mickymse | January 17, 2008 2:48 PM
9

Who said it wasn't funny, Mickymse? That's why I posted it.

It is a little racist, though. Notice what color the little cartoon homicidal maniac postal guy is? And what's with those pants?

Posted by Anthony Hecht | January 17, 2008 2:58 PM
10

those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.

Posted by max solomon | January 17, 2008 3:21 PM
11

Right up there with a condo development in Flushing Meadow named High Colonic Towers.

Posted by Spoogie | January 17, 2008 3:49 PM
12

Delivering death to your door.

Posted by J.R. | January 17, 2008 4:18 PM
13

When was the last time we heard about a postal worker actually "go postal"?

"Going Academic" is the new Going Postal.

Posted by Jason | January 17, 2008 4:26 PM
14

I think the toothpaste ads on the sides of the buses lately are in poor taste: something about a toothpaste and referencing Apocalypse Now "I love the smell of Crest in the morning" or something like that.

Posted by doo doo | January 17, 2008 4:54 PM
15

There's one of these stores just down the street from Blake Lewis' parents' house in Bothell. PRECURSOR TO SOMETHING AWFUL???

Posted by Voice of Reason | January 17, 2008 6:00 PM
16

There's one in Bellevue on 148th and 20th... always gives me a chuckle.

Posted by Naan | January 17, 2008 6:50 PM
17

characther looks like he from 8-ball

Posted by tim | January 17, 2008 8:17 PM
18

what's going on with the opacity around the guy's foot?

Posted by matt | January 17, 2008 11:29 PM
19

I work for a radio station in St. Louis and about a year ago I had to produce a commercial for the new Goin' Postal store that opened up in our area. It was made very clear to me by the powers that be that I had to say "GoIN' Postal," not "GoING Postal," because the phrase "GoING Postal" is copyrighted or trademarked or something by the US Postal Service.

Posted by Ray | January 18, 2008 8:09 AM

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