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It Could Be Worse: At Least We're Not Douching With Lysol Anymore [Birth Control]

We briefly touched on this years ago, but it seems apropos because, hell, isn't the ongoing War on Contraception getting you down? Cheer yourself up (kind of) by checking out Mother Jones' collection of Lysol douche ads and remembering that things used to be a lot worse not so long ago. More »
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Jon Gosselin Admits To Being A Douche For Longer Than We Thought - And He's In Love!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (5 years ago)

Hey, remember when Jon and Kate Gosselin said they weren't going to talk to the media anymore? Jon seems to be suffering from "famneisa" and decided to $peak out about his split with Kate and his new bachelor lifestyle. In an interv... Read Post

The Reign of the Douche [LOLsuits]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (5 years ago)

A year ago, interrupty superflack Ronn [sic] Torossian filed America's Greatest Lawsuit when he sued rival flack Drew Kerr for $20 million(!) for setting up a website—RonnTorosianPR.com—with a picture of a douche ad on it. Douche sa... Read Post

Early contraceptive ads, for your viewing pleasure

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (7 months ago)

In my MA program I did a research project on Lysol advertising in the 1920s and 30s - specifically, on the use of Lysol as a contraceptive douching agent. Needless to say, it didn't work so well, and lots of women ended up with vagi... Read Post


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