Free e-cards for Father's Day and they're not lame

Bonnie McCarthy
Free e-cards for Father's Day and they're not lame
Free e-cards for Father's Day and they're not lame

According to a survey conducted by Old Spice on Facebook, 81% of men report "awesome" or "pretty cool" relationships with dear old dad, but a whopping 47% complain that most Father's Day cards range from "somewhat lame" to "extremely lame."

Hallmark are you listening? Edgy is the new mushy.

To combat the crisis, and give penny-wise props to patriarchs everywhere, Old Spice is keepin' it real (and real funny) with their first, free line of Father's Day e-cards. An 11-card series of virtual fist bumps that puts the fun back into dysfunction.

Old Spice invites cash-strapped and comedic sons and daughters to "be a hero in ten seconds or less" with refreshing sentiments that include: "Dear Dad, I hope that you had a good year and made decisions that won't cost me too much of my inheritance," or "Thanks for letting me 'learn the hard way' when it comes to insurmountable credit card debt.