April 02, 2009
APRIL OF FOOLS: FAKE CIGARETTE BURN
Actually, this one wouldn't be considered a "no-brand" prank as I promised in the introduction. Fishlove Inc. was one of the power players of the novelty scene for much of the mid twentieth century.
You've got to give them points for presentation. Without the package the product could easily be mistaken for dustpan debris. Additional points go to the illustrator for including a wedding ring on the woman's finger. Yes, this is the astonished wife that they mentioned before. You would be too if somebody tossed a coffee table at your head sporting a gigantic lit cigarette.