A couple more weird (real!) companies, according to Inc. Magazine: Season Shot of Bloomington, MinnesotaSniff Dogs of Summit, New JerseySomethingStore of Huntington, New YorkThe Texas Lice Squad of Missouri City, TexasThrox of San FranciscoTiger Time Lawn Care of MemphisThe Ultimate Taxi of Aspen, ColoradoUnclaimed Baggage Center of Scottsboro, AlabamaVideogames Adventure Services of New York CityWeightNags of AustinYelo of New York CityYou've Been Left Behind of Harwich, Massachusetts
Service for contacting the dead. Terminally ill patients memorize messages and deliver them when opportunity permits.
In a perfect world, you wouldn't have to lie to your wife/boss/parents about your whereabouts Friday night. In an imperfect world, these guys have your back.
A million-dollar company that makes a single product: foam balls for car aerials.
Members create and track lists of things they want to achieve before they die.
Drive-through strip joint.
Runs events at which adults "explore communication, boundaries, and affection" by donning pajamas and getting physical. Ix-nay on the naughty stuff.
Writes full-length corporate theme songs. The ultimate in hold music!
Creates pregnancy announcements that purportedly come from the womb.
Video-game-coaching services. Offers "world-class instruction" in Halo 2.
Menu features a quadruple bypass burger, flatliner fries ("deep fried in PURE LARD!"), and Jolt cola. Also available: unfiltered cigarettes.
The Proustian madeleine of natural lighting. Travel down memory lane with scents such as pancake and dryer sheet.
Buys and sells engagement rings for that magical time when one or both members of the couple come to their senses.
Sells plastic wishbones. Because turkeys have only one.
Vanity, thy name is Rover. Testicular implants "allow your pet to retain his natural look, self esteem and [aid] in the trauma associated with neutering."
Sells wadded-up pieces of paper for $10. Wadded-up pieces of paper with a haiku are $15. Yes, it's a joke, but/ It uses PayPal, and so/ It counts as a business.
A large tumbleweed goes for $25, which sounds about right.
Sells animal mannequins (that's one of them above, skydiving) for veterinary training and pet owners wishing to practice "mouth-to-snout resuscitation."
Massages are for wimps. At Sarah's, the seriously stressed take out their frustration on innocent dinnerware.
It's ammunition and a taste sensation in one! Why fill tonight's dinner with buckshot when you can shoot it with a biodegradable pellet packed with lemon pepper, honey mustard, and other yummy flavors?