Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sit on it and rotate

From beautiful Rensselaer, NY, the town that's impossible to spell, comes this stroller. Fine condition, lightly used.

And from Josh G. of NYC and Woodstock, this couch. Less fine and more used. A free fill-up at the gas pump goes out to Josh G. as our little way of saying "thanks" for sending this in.

Monday, July 25, 2011


The shot above was somehow left out of the Rhinebeck/Red Hook post, and the shot below was somehow left out of the Daisy M. post. So sorry for any confusion or inconvenience this might have caused.


One of our favorite photogs of all time snapped this swell shot of a computer desk top which is supposedly very heavy. Now, as it turns out, we actually have no reason whatsoever to believe that the sign writer is lying to us, so please accept our apologies for our earlier use of the word "supposedly." We certainly didn't mean to cast aspersions on the unknown scribe.

A carton of Metamucil goes out to Daisy M. as our little way of saying thanks for the shot.

Puttin' the K in Brooklyn

Spreading the word from money makin' Manhattan to the borough of Mars Blackmon and Walt Whitman. Special thanks to loyal reader and NYC journeyer, Jenny K. for this pic. A carton of PyGanic bedbug dust goes out to JK as our little way of saying "thanks."

Free tent

It's not something you take camping, it's something you use for advertising, and it's not actually called a tent, it's called an A-frame. Check it. Whatever you call it, props to our favorite submitter, Kimmie C. A carton of Coleman lanterns is on its way to you, Kim C., as our humble way of saying "thanks."

Thursday, July 21, 2011

A nice blue box of free with an orange lid

From Paula B. over Connecticut way, comes this super fab shot of the mystery box of free. What do you suppose is inside? The best answer gets an all expenses paid trip to Jamaica.

For Paula, as our little way of saying "thanks", we're sending off a carton of Samoas.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

#2, free signs in the movies. Kinda.

On the set of a video shoot, and what do you think I see? A free sign. This counts, right?

Road side busking?

Super neighbor Val C. sends in these pics of what must certainly be an invisible magician doing his vanishing act by the side of the road. We hope she left him a few shekels for the effort. A case of Acme Vanishing Cream goes out to Val C. as our little way of saying " ."

Monday, July 11, 2011


From Rhinebeck, NY, on a sunny Sunday:

Same place, same day:

And from my very road in lovely Lake Hill, NY.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Xmas season starts earlier every year

Thanks to loyal reader A-Grrr for sending in this snap documenting the tragic commercialization of a religious holiday. Kinda brings to mind that Robert Browning poem, whatever it's called. A case of Fresca goes out to contributor A-Grrr as our little way of saying "thanks!"

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Woodstock, NY

It's a music town. No matter that the eponymous festival was actually held way the heck over in Bethel. Not here. Bethel is not a music town. Woodstock is. Reader and music lover Staci S. sent in this pic from (look at the fine print) a shop called Sorella, in Woodstock, whose return policy appears to be for store credit only, which raises an interesting question. Do they have any other free stuff? In case the music is no good?

A case of Olympia beer goes out to fab fun reader and all around bitchin' gal Staci S. as our little way of saying "thanks."

Hi-ho Trumansburg

Reader Claire M. sent in these three fab pics and writes: "From Trumansburg, New York. And yes, I took the clown painting." Well played, Claire M. A case of mehron's best Clown White goes out to you as our little way of saying "thanks."

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

July 4th smorgasbord

Courtesy of loyal reader and free signs booster, April T. A carton of Parliament Menthol goes out to April T. as our little way of saying "thanks." Don't smoke 'em all at once!!

Monday, July 4, 2011

Just a hint of free

It's in there. Look closely. A free sign that's been left out in the rain. All warped up but still gets its point across. Go free!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Alice R.M. in the lead

The annual independence day weekend "free for all" is in full swing and we have an early leader. One Alice R.M., of Lake Hill, NY who snapped these 3 swell pics with her handy dandy iPhone. A case of Apple stock goes out to Alice R.M. as our little way of saying "thanks."