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CATALOG                  WTFs    Jan 2013  Issue No. 99                 GOING TO WAR WITH SNAIL-MAIL CATALOG SPAMHarriet C...
ENOUGH! ENOUGH               ALREADY!Catalogs I’ve Recently Received:•Allergic Living•Finger Hut (the equivalent of layawa...
A CLOSER LOOK AT…                    3
SHE LIKES BIG BUTTS AND      CANNOT LIE….                          4
SINNERS REPENT!                  5
GET YOUR READ ON?            Hint: Don’t read on            Hint: Don’t read on                 the toilet.               ...
FOR THE NON-TECHIES!                       7
WHO NEEDS WALMART?                     8
URINE? NO. MAYAN!      Other Product Lines:      -Blood Stain Gone! (Murderers Edition)      -Vomit Gone! (Anorexic Editio...
UPGRADE YOUR PAD (1)!               What They Really Meant To Say:               What They Really Meant To Say: NOW WALK A...
UPGRADE YOUR PAD (2)!                        11
UPGRADE YOUR PAD (3)!                        12
VANITY? SCHMANITY. CRAZY        INSANITY!                       13
AN A-V BLAST FROM THE        PAST…                        14
2 OR TREE OF DEM DERE      HA DAWGS                        15
PET HOARDING GOT YOU DOWN?                             16
LUCK BE A LADY!                  17
I’LL PUT IT IN THE VAULT                           18
OPTING OUT• Phone BooksVisit yellowpagesoptout.com (however it is up to the   carrier’s discretion)• Junk Mail/ CatalogsVi...
THE     Jan 2013   Issue No. 99                       END                  GOING TO WAR WITH SNAIL-MAIL CATALOG SPAMBlog A...
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Catalog WTFs

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A 20x20 Pecha Kucha presentation taking a closer look at catalog snail-mail spam. Presented at Pecha Kucha Night Scranton on 1/26/13 at the Vintage Theater in Scranton.

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Catalog WTFs

  1. 1. CATALOG WTFs Jan 2013 Issue No. 99 GOING TO WAR WITH SNAIL-MAIL CATALOG SPAMHarriet Carter’s Junk Collection July 11 Issue No. 99Michelle’s Commentary CornerUnsubscription Techniques
  2. 2. ENOUGH! ENOUGH ALREADY!Catalogs I’ve Recently Received:•Allergic Living•Finger Hut (the equivalent of layaway, but in catalog form)•Lands End•Collections Etc.•One Step Ahead (I don’t plan on having any more babies, thankyouverymuch!)•Cabella•The Pyramid Collection•Oriental Trading•Quadratec•Crutchfield•Harriet Carter 2
  3. 3. A CLOSER LOOK AT… 3
  4. 4. SHE LIKES BIG BUTTS AND CANNOT LIE…. 4
  5. 5. SINNERS REPENT! 5
  6. 6. GET YOUR READ ON? Hint: Don’t read on Hint: Don’t read on the toilet. the toilet. 6
  7. 7. FOR THE NON-TECHIES! 7
  8. 8. WHO NEEDS WALMART? 8
  9. 9. URINE? NO. MAYAN! Other Product Lines: -Blood Stain Gone! (Murderers Edition) -Vomit Gone! (Anorexic Edition) Michelle’s Pending Patent List: -Stupid Person Gone! -Extended Family Holiday Dinner Earplugs! -Nickelback Music Video Eyebleach! 9
  10. 10. UPGRADE YOUR PAD (1)! What They Really Meant To Say: What They Really Meant To Say: NOW WALK AROUND NAKED FROM THE WASTE DOWN WITHOUT BEING NOW WALK AROUND NAKED FROM THE WASTE DOWN WITHOUT BEING PUT ON THAT PESKY MEGAN’S LAW VIOLATER LIST! PUT ON THAT PESKY MEGAN’S LAW VIOLATER LIST! 10
  11. 11. UPGRADE YOUR PAD (2)! 11
  12. 12. UPGRADE YOUR PAD (3)! 12
  13. 13. VANITY? SCHMANITY. CRAZY INSANITY! 13
  14. 14. AN A-V BLAST FROM THE PAST… 14
  15. 15. 2 OR TREE OF DEM DERE HA DAWGS 15
  16. 16. PET HOARDING GOT YOU DOWN? 16
  17. 17. LUCK BE A LADY! 17
  18. 18. I’LL PUT IT IN THE VAULT 18
  19. 19. OPTING OUT• Phone BooksVisit yellowpagesoptout.com (however it is up to the carrier’s discretion)• Junk Mail/ CatalogsVisit catalogchoice.org to opt out of catalogs, credit card offers, coupons circulars and more!• Phone CallsVisit donotcall.gov to get on the National Do Not Call List 19
  20. 20. THE Jan 2013 Issue No. 99 END GOING TO WAR WITH SNAIL-MAIL CATALOG SPAMBlog Address: blog.mhryvnak.netTwitter: @mhryvnak July 11 Issue No. 99Something Something, Dark Side

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