Month: March 2015

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 by MARGALIT FOX


By MARGALIT FOX

The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he came to regret the brainstorm that gave rise to it in the first place.

Published: April 1, 2015 at 12:00AM

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