Posts Tagged ‘understanding campaign’

The Understanding Campaign: Who Cares?

Monday, November 1st, 2010

"Fhm" for Halloween as drawn by Tai Turner

This post is about the ad you’ve been seeing here lately.

And okay, full disclosure for the blog cops:

Recently, Justin Sirois and I and a couple other bros from way back lit up the Baltimore streets with a big plastic owl that Justin had kept buckled into his backseat for years. The owl was called BSO, as in, “Back Seat Owl.” We took the BSO to play pool at Club Phoenix. We took him dancing and everyone hooted when he did a backspin. We even bought him beers at H.L. Mencken’s old hangout, the Owl Bar. Then we took him to play football in the street where, sadly, the BSO perished.

Which is meant to confess two things: one, Justin is my friend. Two, my man knows party fowl. (more…)

Understanding Campaign

Monday, April 5th, 2010

The wonderful Justin Sirois of Narrow House and his MLKNG SCKLS co-author Haneen Alshujairy have created a campaign to teach the world one word of Arabic. I think this is a great idea. Buy a button, some stickers, share the image here!