Archive for the ‘health’ Category

Alamo Square Poo Volcano: If It Looks Like Toilet Paper on the Streets of San Francisco, IT IS

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Frisco infrastructure:

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On the sidewalks of NoPA, just below the HSC:

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And don’t forget about the Financh and the Upper Haight – you’ll see this kind of thing in those areas as well.

Oh well…

Frisco Pot Bus – This Neoplan AN440A #43 Masonic Used to be a Square, But Now Hangs in the Haight

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

What a nerd, Man. Old #8127 used to be a regular bus.

But now, this is how it rolls, this is how Frisco rolls:

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All right, that’s a wrap:

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SYPHILIS TSUNAMI Billboards to “Put Pressure on Pfizer?” Here’s the Story Behind this Great Wave Campaign

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Here’s the billboard, as seen when I was Down South en Los Angeles:

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And here’s the story behind it:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s “Syphilis Tsunami” outdoor advertising campaign references the world-renowned landscape print “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Katsushika Hokusai to draw attention to dramatically rising rates of syphilis across the country. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted an estimated 33% increase of infectious syphilis cases from 2014-2016. The national response needed to this growing public health crisis is made even more urgent by the fact that Pfizer, the manufacturer of Bicillin L-A, the preferred medication used to treat syphilis, has refused to meet the medical demand through constant drug shortages and multiple stockouts of the treatment over the past year, as widely reported by news organizations and health agencies.As a follow up to AHF’s groundbreaking “Syphilis Explosion” outdoor advertising campaign, the “Syphilis Tsunami” billboards will first appear in Los Angeles and will be complemented by a digital media campaign to draw attention to the national syphilis epidemic and to put pressure on Pfizer to supply Bicillin L-A in quantities that meets the growing demand for treatment.

OK then. It’s to pressure Pfizer into Doing More.

I’ll tell you, the billboard I saw near Beverley really stood out. You can”t miss it.

Compare with others:

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See? Generally not as arresting as this:

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(And the moral of the story is that if you are an artist and you don’t want people to do this to your stuff, then you should never die. That way, the 100-year waiting period (that I suppose is what applies in this case) won’t start and your art will never enter, how shall we say, the pubic domain.)

All right, DON’T Catch The Wave…

Oh, play us out, Katsu-kun:

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Whenever I See This, I Think of This

Friday, May 12th, 2017

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And then I’m reminded of the guy buying a case of Robitussin, the good stuff, his solitary item to buy, before it was controlled. As I was leaving the Costco cashier had a few questions for him…

Bro, Do You Even Lift? Well, Then Get On Out There to the Outer Sunset- It’s like an Outdoor Gym Out There

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

See?

As seen from Noriega, right next to Sunset:

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One searches and one finds a bit on Hoodline to explain the mystery.

Seen About Frisco: Special Miracle Hydrogen Water, Natural Fresh Nitrogen Ice Cream – It’s Elemental

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Mall…

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…Has It All

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The stuff we sell is just the best
Passing all consumer test
Days of heaven nights of sin
Voodoo stick and sharks fin
When all around you seems like hell
Just one sip will make you well
Multipurpose in a jar
If you ain’t ill it’ll fix your car
In days of yore for all bad feelings
Washing socks and stripping ceilings
Nowadays its used medicinally
For all known human malady

It was really vile weather
When we got to tarred and feathered
You could hear the six guns sound
As they chased us out of town

Guaranteed don’t you know
Money back?
You’ll get a no!
It’s the one and only medicine show

What’s the First Thing You Think About When You See This Bus Ad for Stanford Children’s Health?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Three words, babe:

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

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Or maybe this is just me, IDK…

SERENITY NOW! – All Teeth Will Just Love This “DENTAL SPA” – Take Your Mouth on Vacation at 345 California

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Your teeth deserve it. Take them in and get some serenity for them. Demand it. Now!

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In closing, serenity now!

MUNI Ad Update: Oh, “F.A.S.T.” _is_ Medicine, If “Fast Aspirin” + Caffeine is Medicine

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Oh, [see Comments] so this IS medicine, of a sort.

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In that case, our SFMTA is giving you a green light for your binge-drinking problem, hurrah!

 

Alchemy, 94117 – It’s the Lola Lola Bus Near Haight Street – A High Budget, Certainly

Friday, April 1st, 2016

This is all I know.

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Nice bus…