Macenstein: Mac Chick of the month with Clamshell iBook
The american website MACENSTEIN (Link: Wayback Machine)presents randomly a "Mac chick of the month". The formula for success: attractive young ladies present their favorite Apple products.
The x-rated Chick of the month december 2011 Tara Babcock (Link: Wayback Machine) poses amongst other things with a Blueberry iBook - a proof that the Clamshell has still an appealing effect on girls.
Please use the link only if you are 16 or older ;-)
No iBook promotion: Film Zack and Miri make a Porno
The comedy film "Zack and Miri make a Porno" by Kevin Smith (2008) has a dysfunctional iBook as a supporting role. Zack (Seth Rogen) and Miri (Elizabeth Banks) are roommates, they have been friends since the first grade. Despite Miri working at the local shopping mall and Zack working at a coffee shop, they have not paid their utility bills in months,
Joy of Tech: iBook Clamshell Comics
For serveral years we've enjoyed the Joy of Tech Comics by Snaggy (Bruce Evans) and Nitrozac (Liza Schmalcel). Nitrozac loves the Clamshell iBook , in her words: still the best design ever.
Perhaps that's why it shows up from time to time in their Comics, i've provided some links to those that are still online:
iToilet was a spoof advert written by Stephen Murray in March 2002, targetting at the coloured iMac and iBook models. It was also a parody of Apple's persuasive advertising. But nevertheless nicknames like toilet seat contributed to the reputation of the distinctive and unforgettable design.