i ought to club them and eat their bones

I’ve been sitting on this – not literally; that would be sticky – for a couple of days now, waiting to get a picture. I still haven’t managed to get one – something about always being on two wheels and in traffic when I see them – but more and more of them are going up, and I want to strike while load is hot.

The fourth Shrek movie is out in theatres sometime soon, and McDonald’s has the licensing tie-in. They’re bringing out toys and collectable glasses and Shrek-themed food, like McNuggets and McFlurries. This is all fine and good – it’s popular with kids; let’s make some money – but I really, really have to question the executive who approved the marketing plan:

Giant billboards all over town with Shrek’s smirking face, a close-up of a chunky green and white Mint Aero McFlurry, and the text “Mint Ogre-Load

Really?

NO ONE thought this might be misconstrued as something far less innocent than intended? I know I have a mind so contaminated with filth that I very well ought to come with a warning sign in case there are any sensitive mind-readers in the area, but STILL. I’m torn between amusement and quease – don’t think about Shrek facials too hard, especially this early in the morning. It’s just not good for the stomach.

And with that off my chest, the rest of my day can only be full of awesome.

4 thoughts on “i ought to club them and eat their bones

  1. I saw one of those billboards this morning when I got to the bus stop to go to work

    I nearly burst out laughing, because the first two times I looked at it I misread it, and was wondering who lost their job by putting something like that up in public.

  2. Hey I noticed inside the restaraunt on the tables theres a sticker with the cat saying “A puuurfectly delicious ending” I’d say someones gettin away with pornographic campaign

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