The Blackout Buddy

In the midst of those horrendous prison abuse photos and Botox ads, I found this in my Newsweek:


“The Blackout Buddy is the essential emergency tool for every home.Designed to stay plugged into the wall for continuous charging and to be ready for any emergency, the Blackout Buddy’s built-in LED light and AM/FM radio automatically turn on when the electricity goes out. The rechargeable battery provides enough power for hours of emergency AM/FM radio and light operation: 12-16 hours of LED light use, or 4-8 hours of radio use. The Blackout Buddy also serves as a convenient and functional everyday plug-in radio and light for any room in the home or office.”

Power Failure Plug-In Radio, Light, and Clock
For Emergency & Everyday Use

Available @

Now why didn’t I think of that?

One thought on “The Blackout Buddy

  1. Hey I could have really used one of those during the Great Fire of Canberra (Canberra bushfires 18 Jan 2003) we on the western edge of Canberra were without power, gas or news for about a week – just the car radio – and nowhere had batteries for torches from the morning after until a week later when the power was restored…


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