“Best of the Bee” from ESPN. This contest is now closed. Today kicks off the preliminary round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee—a.k.a. the annual competition starring kids who make us feel like our prepubescent years were filled with intellect and memory comparable to that of a tree branch. Still, who isn’t a fan of all the obscure and . . .
With a swish of a pen to paper, illustrator Kate Bingaman Burt creates bite-sized, black and white masterpieces on a daily basis. Her muse? Any item she purchases on that specific day. Her seven-year archive of drawings includes bargain Walgreens sunglasses, a copy of Steve Martin’s Let’s Get Small album, and most recently, a Hulu Plus subscription for $7.99 a . . .
John Adams wants to remind you of our free shipping code* to use at check out: FLIPFLOPS. Offer lasts through Monday, 5/28. Why is this cute calendar puppy named “John Adams”? Earlier this year, our graphic designer, Alexis, gave this dollar-store Dashund puppy calendar to Mel, our marketing and digital coordinator. Mel never really had a pet before (fish don’t . . .
“Knock Knocker Scribbles” is a column under our “In It for the Money” category, where you can get to know the Knock Knock team—from creative to sales to logistics to . . . everything! Each week, someone in the office fills out a questionnaire. They are given a day to complete it to their liking, with scrawls, scratch outs, doodles, . . .
It’s nearly a month until the official start of summer (June 20th!), which means it’s time to finally shake off any remnants of procrastination. As in, finally spring-cleanifying your personal space! To jump-start your efforts, we’ve teamed up with Paula, a longtime friend of Knock Knock whose compulsive list-making skills make us very, very happy. Paula’s site, List Producer, is . . .