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Introducing Hand Job, a cheeky new nail salon in the Castro

Introducing Hand Job, a cheeky new nail salon that’s smack in the heart of San Francisco’s gay mecca, the Castro. Like our other “risque” brand name, Spoon Me frozen yogurt, Hand Job has tremendous potential to be monetized through the sale of lotions, potions, polish, t-shirts, totes, and anything else you can slap the logo […]



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You would have to be really thirsty to drink this…

A photo submitted from our pal Rich Binell of Get Rich Quick!



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50 Funny Store Names (with photos)!

Best Week Ever scoured the internet and pulled together these 50 store names that have fun with puns. Enjoy! 50. 49. 48. 47. 46 More Pun Stores (Seriously) After the cut. And they’re pretty much all brilliant. 46. 45. 44. 43. 42. 41. 40. 39. 38. 37. 36. 35. 34. 33. 32. 31. 30. 29. […]



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Hail to the Obama Ch-Ch-Chia Pet

Mik spotted this latest product to cash-in on the Obama name… From the website:Can you grow one? YES YOU CAN.Easy to do… Fun to Grow.Full growth 1-2 weeksReuse your Chia indefinitelyContains: Chia Obama handmade planter Chia Seed packet for 3 plantings Convenient Drip Tray Planting and care instruction sheet



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A not very lady-like name…

Another bad name submitted by my friend, humor columnist Mary Hanna… unbelievably, this company is owned by 3 women.



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I am not making this up!

My friend, humor columnist Mary Hanna sent me this photo of a new lens cleaner that she spotted. Mary reports that she asked the clerk why they called the product “Cat Crap” and the clerk said, “Well, it made you look at it!”



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The onomatopoeia for a phlegmy cough

Mik was in the hippie health section of the grocery store yesterday and came across this Head Scratcher, Umcka. I believe “umcka” is the sound one makes when trying to clear phlegm from their throat, making this irritating name an onomatopoeia, or what is also called imitative harmony (or in this case, an irritative harmony). […]



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Tender, Juicy Obama Fingers Hit the Shelves

Our friend and fellow namer Anthony Shore tipped us off to this unfortunately-named new product, as reported in the dishy German blog Spiegel Online International:Tender, Juicy Obama Fingers Hit the ShelvesBy Charles HawleyA German frozen food company hopes to raise sales with a new product: Obama fingers. The tender, fried chicken bits come with a […]



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Wake up and smell the Amsterdam Coffee House.

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal talks about fragrance trends in consumer cleaning products. The scents of pine forests and lemon groves have been upped by “a wildly varied bouquet” including mandarin-lime detergent, lavender vanilla disinfectant and eucalyptus mint toilet bowl cleaners. Although we can’t find any mention of it online, the article says […]



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No Snickering: That Road Sign Means Something Else

The “Butt” in this road, in South Yorkshire, probably refers to a container for collecting water.We recently found this in the Europe edition of The New York Times… No Snickering: That Road Sign Means Something Else By SARAH LYALLPublished: January 22, 2009CRAPSTONE, England — When ordering things by telephone, Stewart Pearce tends to take a […]



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