LBL has noticed that her own life is being mirrored in the catalogs she receives. Years ago, she only received catalogs from Ikea. As her income increased, she began to receive Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel, and Restoration Hardware. Clothing catalogues that had been geared to exercise wear, now became focused more on comfort.
"They're still alive."
Junk drawers house an odd mix of the useful and the useless, the expensive and cheap, the urgent and the long forgotten, the one-time gadgets and the tools we use daily. And, really, there is nothing wrong with any of it. The question is: "Does your junk drawer work for you?"
Because he couldn't buy books or a bus pass to the library, he'd been reading ads.
A California writer received a highly unusual credit card offer from Bank of America this week: It was addressed to “Lisa is a Slut McIntire.”
While "Lisa" is her first name and "McIntire" is indeed her last, the "Is a Slut" part appeared to have been added by Bank
The announcement that the US Postal Service will deliver packages for Amazon on Sundays came just a few days after a federal judge halted USPS' sale of Stamford's historic downtown post office.
I understand that America's catalog-and-junk-mail industry may be the only thing keeping the U.S. Postal Service afloat, but surely we can find a better use for our trees than turning them into pulp for millions of catalogs a day that go straight into the recycle bin.
Imagine a world without junk mail. Now stop, because the one real one is about to have a lot more of it. One Post Office