February 27, 2008, - 12:10 pm

Video of the Day: Scents that Make Sense for Men?

By Debbie Schlussel
Some smart marketer at GodTube, a Christian website, sent me this video with the message:

I know that you like your men manly.
For the manly man in your life.

I doubt I’ll be doing that, since the odors in these candles sound like they’d make me sick (except, perhaps, the “leather”-scented candle). It reminds me of those jelly beans a few years ago, with flavors like “booger” and “vomit.” Uh, no thanks. I really don’t thinks these appeal to men . . . at least, not the kind of men I like. But I report, you decide. For whoever said religious Christians don’t have a sense of humor, here’s your rebuke:

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4 Responses

I believe that the jelly beans that were flavored “vomit” and “booger” were a marketing strategy in connection with the Harry Potter books. These two flavors were mentioned specifically in the first book. That said candles are for women. No offense.

OneIrishJew on February 27, 2008 at 12:42 pm

They were mostly funny. Gave a good guffaw on several. I took them as a jab at both super macho types and the artsy-craftsy-Martha Stewart-votif candle crowd! Not a bad production, really…surprised it was on the God Channel.

Floyd R. Turbo on February 27, 2008 at 12:51 pm

No one could do without the Duct Tape scent.

TolaBrew on February 27, 2008 at 1:37 pm

I figure if they were to make “Islamandles” they would need to have the following scents:
Goat
Sweaty fal=lafal Ass
Scud underwear
Camel Ass
Skank in Hajib
Sheiite in your Muslim pants

RC Flyer on February 27, 2008 at 1:49 pm

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