Thursday, May 13, 2010

Dear high school graduates: online classes suck!

Online courses may sound convenient and the way education is headed for the future, but there's still several things that need tweaking.

Online courses can be a great thing if you have children, are home bound, or live far away from campus. But if none of the above applies to you, you may want to reconsider before signing up for an online course.

The Phantom more

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Mustache Mayhem: unexpected growth in the mainstream

A curious trend has risen the past couple of years: the Mustache. I don't mean that many more men are sporting handlebars and the like, but mustaches have been appearing on everything from t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, jewelry, and vending machines. Yes, you can buy a mustache (fake, of course) for about 25 or 50 cents that comes in its own plastic capsule.

This phenomenon has even reached a considerable amount of young more

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Ridiculous Celeb Merchandise

Selling records today doesn't always equate into a lot of money. Singers tend to make their bucks selling merchandise at their concerts and through their official website stores. While I don't have any qualms about artists making money this way (not that they have a choice as record companies suck their sequined wallets dry) but the following items make me go, “Oh my god! I can't more.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Coloring books and fun pads for grown-ups

The market for coloring books tailored for grown-ups has been inching towards puberty in the past couple of years. First, a few novelty books were released but more along the lines of a sarcastic gift idea you'd give to a friend at a stag party. Since then, the market has expanded to more

Cereal and Cracker Jack prizes

The Mystery of Cereal Box Prizes: where did they go?

What's Up With That, Cracker Jack?

Kids today have no idea that there used to be a time when their cereal boxes contained little delights such as packages of candy, figurines, a sheet of stickers, more

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Zombie Alert! The Pop Culture Memoriam

In Pop Culture Memoriam we pay tribute to pieces of pop culture that have passed on and we also issue zombie alerts (usually annoying pop culture trends that won't go away) that have risen from the dead.

Death Notice: CDs, namely tangible CD more

Twilight movie Jewelry: what was Edward thinking?

The Cullen Crest is cool. So is the heart necklace that Edward gave her and the wolf charm that Jacob whittled out of wood for her. Twilight jewelry has spawn more and see the picture! :)