A Visit To The Museum of Failure in Los Angeles

The Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Swedish clinical psychologist and self-described “innovation researcher” Dr. Samuel West. Brought to Los Angeles last December for an initial two-month run, the temporary museum exhibition consists of a 100+ marketing failures from some of the world’s best known brands and companies such as Mattel, Apple and Nabisco. Read more

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The Story of Seinfeld’s Festivus and 20+ Festivus-Related Products.

Festivus, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us“, comes from the tenth episode of the ninth and final season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Named “The Strike“, it was the 166th episode of the long running series and aired on December 18, 1997. This was the episode that featured and popularized the holiday of Festivus. So much so, that new products continue to honor the TV-born Holiday whose fans and followers continue to grow. Read more

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Versions of Monopoly You Won’t Believe Exist – Part II

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Yesterday I shared with you over 60 versions of Monopoly inspired by Pop Culture. Movie, Live Action TV and Celebrity versions as well as uniquely branded editions and Automotive editions. Read more

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Versions of Monopoly You Won’t Believe Exist – Part I

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By now you’ve long unwrapped your Christmas gifts. Maybe you received the board game Monopoly? If you did, which version? Did you know there are over 300 different versions of the official board game you can buy right now? OVER THREE HUNDRED?! Read more

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Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games; Tape, Tears and All.

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At first glance, these look like old board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they are incredibly realistic paintings of vintage board games by Missouri based artist Tim Liddy. Read more

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