"SUMO DAY JOBS 6-MONTH CALENDAR
My "Sumo Day Jobs" 16-month wall calendar was licensed to Trends International, LLC, the leading publisher and manufacturer of licensed posters, calendars, stickers and social stationery products. The calendar featured sumo wrestlers engaged in a variety wildly inappropriate -- and sometimes ironically suitable -- jobs which they apparently required in order to pay their food bills. The calendar was sold in bookstores throughout the U.S. and Canada.
LICENSED GREETING CARD BEST SELLERS
Among the many creative properties I have licensed to companies nationwide, including Nascar, Marian Heath, Graphique de France, Leanin' Tree, The Mountain and Trends International, the two concepts below -- "Hop Scotch" and "Hotter than Sand/Older than Dirt" -- did especially well at the cash register. In fact, in the first quarter they were available, they sold a combined total of 35,785 units. At retail, that's more than $125,000 in one quarter alone -- for just two cards.
NASCAR "PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE"
I was not directly involved in the production of this commercial. However, the concept "I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag," which I created, and the copy, which I mostly wrote, were licensed to NASCAR for use by California Speedway, a NASCAR-operated track. "I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag" is a registered trademark that I own for use in all motorsports. Anyone interested in licensing this concept, should contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone wishing to purchase items featuring this iconic phrase, with a photo of a race car driver robed in a checkered flag, should go to Pledge Racing.