Al-Assad makes a cameo in the October 12, 1966 episode of the beloved television series ‘Batman,’ starring Adam West and Burt Ward.
“The city’s equivalent of The Onion.” Ian Urbina, The New York Times
“Carbolic Smoke Ball's rise to greatness is a tale as old as time -- which, according to Sarah Palin, is only about 6,000 years.” Randy Baumann, WDVE-102.5, Pittsburgh
“This stuff is better than The Onion.” Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“They’re some of the world’s funniest men, and they deserve our attention.” Rick Sebak, PBS/WQED Multimedia
“One of Pittsburgh's most popular blogs, and it's gaining a growing national audience.” Pittsburgh Magazine
“Nothing is sacred for the guys who run Carbolic Smoke Ball. Nothing.” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
How Carbolic started an urban legend. Snopes.com