Comment of the Day: A Wham-O Toy That Aided Self-Defense

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We gave you 11 awful, horrible TV ads from the `60s featuring Wham-O toys, all of which have to be seen to be believed. One reader thought we were too hard on the company.

Fat Bass Turd wrote:

Y'all forgot the Wham-O Wrist-Rocket; I never feared that kid that threatened me with a Jart (Lawn- Dart) as long as I had my Wrist-Rocket and a pocket full of marbles or jacks ...


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