Adventures In Wikipedia Fiction: The Origins Of The Michelin Man

The brilliance of Wikipedia » 11/20/08 3:00pm 11/20/08 3:00pm is vigorous peer review on even the most minute detail and completely humorless administrators. That genius produces a fairly reliable and constantly evolving public encyclopedia. Unfortunately, it also manages to kill some absolutely brilliant fiction in favor of maintaining the "truth"…

Pad Thai-ers: The Michelin Man in Thailand

Our buddy Mateo sent us this shot of Michelin's Bibendum mascot performing the "warm and charming" Thai wai greeting to customers of a local repair shop. It sure shows more cultural sensitivity than Coca-Cola telling the Chinese it brings back their dead ancestors (Coke Adds Life), or Chevrolet asking Mexicans to buy… » 7/27/06 11:31am 7/27/06 11:31am