Things That Shouldn’t Be Archived #4 — Holiday Edition

January 15, 2010

It’s an old one, but the upcoming holiday made me think of it. Many people are incredulous at how tightly the King estate controls use of MLK’s works and image. This commercial makes me feel like maybe that’s not such a bad thing:

I mean, Abe Lincoln and George Washington selling sheets and towels, that just makes sense — but could you imagine being bombarded with similar type ads featuring King all weekend?

—¬†Joshua Ranger