Companies And The People Who Market Them Have Decided We Might Be Too Stupid For Microwave Popcorn

Honest, they have. If they haven’t, tell me how you’d spin this right here. “Microwave popcorn at its inception was all about convenience, having only to wait three minutes to get warm, delicious popcorn,” said Colleen Bailey, Orville’s brand director. But “as times have changed, the definition of convenience has changed.” “You don’t have to […]

If You’ve Ever Complained About A Slow Waiter, You Can Now Have Your Head Taken Off By A Helicopter Instead

We’ve got a beer delivering drone, so why not an iPad controlled food delivering helicopter? UK-based chain Yo! Sushi is testing an airborne “flying waiter” that could soon be used to deliver orders to customers. To celebrate the release of its Yo! Burger, the company has created the iTray, an iPad-controlled food delivery drone that […]

Artificial Breast Milk Lollipops Are For Sale For Some Reason

There are many things in this world that I will readily admit I do not understand. One of those things, I have just discovered, is that there appears to be a decent-sized market for synthetic breast milk-flavoured lollipops. No really, these are a thing, and you can apparently buy four of them for $10 if […]

Focusing On The Music At The Expense Of The Listener. Welcome To Radio

I’ve known about 101.9 Dawg FM since it launched a few years ago, but for one reason or another I’d never tuned in to check it out until yesterday even though the idea of a full-time blues station sounded like one of the best things in the world to me. Suffice it to say, after […]

Crap! Nobody Told Us You People Read Braille With Your Hands!

Well done, Conservative Party research office, well done. Conservative disability mailout uses braille that’s unreadable The so-called “householder” pamphlets, prepared by the party’s research office and sent out by MPs using their parliamentary mailing privileges, were intended to flag the government’s efforts to help people with disabilities enter the workforce. The headline on the document, […]

Updated How Many Times Do I Have To Tell You I Don’t Want Jelly Beans On My Pizza!?

October 2014 update: For the first time in over 10 years of doing this, I’m breaking a personal rule and taking a post down. But I’m doing so in order to uphold another. Do our best to get things as right as we can. After a nice conversation with somebody I believe and offers of […]

Yes, There’s Definitely Sum Ting Wong Here

I don’t know what the names of the crew aboard Asiana flight 214 are, but I’m pretty sure I know what they aren’t. Really, we’re not racist. Some of our best friends are Asian pilots. Indeed, to the surprise of no one other than the KTVU news team who apparently don’t bother reading anything aloud […]