Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Bed Books

No, not books that depict what happens in bed, books that you read in bed.

Bed Books (TM) allow you to lie on your side and read a book by propping it on the bed itself. It eliminates the strain of simultaneously holding it upright and spreading the pages apart.

The book resembles a bound galley, in which two pages face another two pages, with the spine in between.

What do y'all think? My first reaction was to laugh at it like I did the Slanket (which I'm pretty sure was a joke). But the more I think about it, the more Bed Books appeal to me. My fingers tend to cramp when I lie on my side and hold open a book with one hand.

However, I have trouble taking any product seriously that features a Gallery of Pain on its website.

2 Comments:

The Slanket is most definitely not a joke. I have one, and it is great.

Posted by: Anonymous Jay at 5/19/2006 12:04 PM

That's great to hear, Jay. It does sound cozy. I actually meant that their website/marketing campaign is a joke, i.e., tongue-in-cheek--the whole "Science of the Slanket," etc., not that the Slanket itself was a joke.

I shall not taunt the Slanket again.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 5/19/2006 8:14 PM

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