Cell-R-Derm: For the Addict in Your Family
In my last post, we looked at Intel’s study on mobile etiquette. Now we can see what one company with a wicked sense of humor is doing about it.
At last, perfect gift for obnoxious cellphone abusers. It’s called Cell-R-Derm. Modelled on the transdermal patches you’d use to stop smoking, these patches (once you get the joke) will make you rethink your cellphone habits. Designed to cure the viral C-Cellutosis, the gift recipient gets a box of translucent patches to be applied somewhere around the neck area. Promising to “patch up your life” and get rid of your “cellular hangups,” the kit will either bring a laugh or a sharp object into the hands of the loved one in question.
Cell-R-Derm folks went undercover to assess the disease. You can view their research in THE BATHROOM and in THE BEDROOM. The gift box includes 13 semi-transparent patches and a lot of comic explanations. It’s the joke gift that packs a message.