As Ester wrote earlier this year, our culture often uses images of guns to sell other products—but this is a sober reminder that guns don’t have any trouble selling themselves.
It’s 2015, and toymakers are finally re-evaluating how they market some items only to one gender.
“A year after I buy something, and wear it frequently, I realise how bad it is.”
Over $200 for a bathing suit, though? One bathing suit, and it doesn’t apply sunblock for you or tell you it’s time to turn over or watch out for that rip tide or anything?
Financially, things have not been going well for me since July 17, 2014, when I was laid off by the newspaper where I worked for eighteen months. That’s 10 months without full-time work, folks. Recently my unemployment ran out. In January my father died. I’ve had two sprained ankles for I don’t know how long. It’s kind of been a mess.
Some high-end salespeople will be courteous even if you’re in sweatpants, but don’t count on it.