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JOB rolling papers are a popular brand of cigarette paper produced by Republic Tobacco in Perpignan, France.
In 1838, a French craftsman named Jean Bardou came up with the idea for a booklet of rolling papers made of thin, pure rice paper. The booklets were a success and Bardou’s trademark, the initials “JB” separated by a diamond, became such a common sight that people began referring to them as JOB, thus the brand-name was born. By 1849 he filed for a patent for “Papier JOB”.
In the late 1890s, the company hired art nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha, as well as many other artists, to design advertising posters for the brand. Mucha drew a sinuous long-haired goddess holding a rolled cigarette. The image was inspired by Michelangelo’s Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel. The poster image was so popular that it was sold as a lithograph.
In 2008, the company commissioned Stuckist artist, Paul Harvey to create a campaign series of posters with a stylistic reference to Alphonse Mucha. Harvey made…

iPhone game saves a family’s home

With unexpected medical bills piling up and his employer suspending its bonus program, Ethan Nicholas and his family faced a financial crisis. So he struck a deal with his wife,…

Half-life (orange box) being ported to Linux?

title says it all folks, someone claiming to be a valve employee entered #ubuntu-offtopic looking for win->linux porters, just directed them to job description and asked them to email valve,…

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