Category Archives: The Current Situation

Investigating the “Work From Home” signs

A step-by-step take apart of the Herbalife MLM scam that’s been flooding the nation’s streets with millions of “WORK FROM HOME – ASK ME HOW!” eyesores. [via bOing bOing]

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Thomas Kinkade’s Stepford Village

Dang. I usually try to stay current with every weirdo exburban trend that orbits out somewhere between Martha Stewart and the QVC network, but I totally missed this one. Unironic cult/shlock artist Thomas Kinkade (“America’s most collected living artist”) has … Continue reading

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Watch what you write… The Mouse is listening

A New York Post reporter gets sacked for reporting on the details of the Disney/Winnie The Pooh lawsuit. Was the story in error or did Murdoch’s News Corp. (who owns the Post) cave in to pressure from Disney? Note that … Continue reading

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What Me Sell Out?

The destruction of childhood anti-authoritarian icons Part II. Although Mad’s founder, the late William Gaines, once vowed to teach kids not to believe in ads, his cartoon protege has chosen another path, dishing out product endorsements for everything from Lucky … Continue reading

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