BOSTON – WGBH is the most noted high-culture brand in the United States. Yesterday, they changed their logo to a cutesy, street nickname, GBH. WGBH’s television programs, syndicated by the Public Broadcasting Service across the U.S., were and are cultural landmarks as well-known as Boston’s Old North Church. WGBH broughtMORE HERE

Some have asked BrandlandUSA to help them find the poultice Antiphlogistine. Hard to spell, and even harder to find. It was apparently one of those genius products that really worked, and still might have a market today if you could find it. In the early 20th century, Antiphlogistine was oneMORE HERE

LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS – Back in the early 20th century, there was one brand for women’s problems. It was Lydia Pinkham’s. The Midol of its time, it cured all sorts of ailments for women. Back then with medicines, they often cured MANY ailments. We knew nothing of the brand until weMORE HERE

We usually write about good brands that are screwed up. But this year, 2008, is the 50th anniversary of the Boston Whaler. The 50th year of the Unsinkable Boston Whaler. The company was founded in 1956 by Richard T. “Dick” Fisher and C. Raymond Hunt. Boston Whaler is now aMORE HERE