Humor 101 for BDS Sufferers

Filed under:Bumper Stickers,Tolkien — posted by Anwyn on March 26, 2007 @ 10:31 am


Secret Weapon

Not funny, far too “on the nose,” alienates Tolkien fans with the bald statement of “Frodo failed,” completely lacking cleverness: Bumper sticker that reads “Frodo failed. Bush has the Ring.”

Subtlety sells, people. Don’t rip off a picture worth a thousand well-chosen words into a hack set of six that doesn’t get the job done.

image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace