Amazon turns 20 today, which means it’s nearly the same age I was when I graduated college, moved across the country, and started living alone. The world has changed, and Amazon has its own transition period to undergo. But if it’s anything like me, it can manage these growing pains easily—with an overflowing digital… »
Today only on Amazon, Prime members can save an extra 35% on the beauty or grooming item of their choice. Options range from electric shavers to blow dryers to sunscreen, so you should be able to find something you can use. Just be sure to apply code NEWBEAUTY at checkout to get the discount. [35% off your first item… »
In what is probably Prime Day’s most broadly-applicable deal, Prime members save an extra 30% on thousands (quite possibly tens of thousands) of items from Amazon’s watch, jewelry, clothing, shoe, and luggage departments. »
Considering how much Woody Allen loves new things that are only blooming into their potential, it’s a huge surprise that the director is remorseful about signing on to do a deal with Amazon. His six-episode series hasn’t brought him any pleasure and he claims he doesn’t even know what a “streaming service” is.
Amazon has dumped “Boys” and “Girls” from its top-level categorization options for Toys & Games, reports BoingBoing. (Kottke pointed out that the categories do exist deeper down into the categories, but that “it’s a nice first step.”) Amazon has, in their own subtle way, announced to the world that boys and girls can… »
Three months after packing up my life and moving to the Peruvian city of Cusco, my childhood friend Pete came to visit. We were in the mood for a serious jungle adventure and had loaded up on typhoid vaccinations and malaria pills. We were ready for the Amazon.
Paula Deen, diabetic butter enthusiast and famed deployer of racial slurs (as she said in her deposition: "I can't, myself, determine what offends another person"), has just signed a multi-book deal with Hachette, the publisher relatively fresh off their frazzled, victorious campaign against Amazon to set their own… »
Never underestimate the enduring appeal of Little House on the Prairie. Pioneer Girl, a scholarly packaging of Laura Ingalls Wilder's long-unpublished original memoir, is currently one of the hottest titles on Amazon. »
In a development that shocks absolutely no one, Americans bought an absolute crapload of Frozen paraphernalia for Christmas, from Elsa dolls to branded duct tape. Yes, you read that right. Frozen-branded duct tape exists. »
A self-published erotica author who goes by Valeria O. has written a thinly-veiled work of fiction about Gamergate, in which a video game designer gets gang-raped by a group of men offended by her latest game. Holy shit, Valeria. Holy shit. »
Amazon is aiming to stress everybody the absolute fuck out by starting its Black Friday sales an entire week before Black Friday. Beginning on November 21st, the largest internet company in America is counting down to Black Friday with a "Deals Week," proclaiming that: "It's never to early for a good deal." »
TV Land won't be airing any more episodes of The Cosby Show following a recent resurgence in discussing the numerous rape allegations against Bill Cosby. Netflix and NBC have already dropped or stalled their business with him, so we all knew this was coming. It was only a matter of time. »
The holiday retail wars are upon us! Macy's kicked off the melee by announcing they'd open at 6 pm on Thanksgiving; now Target says free shipping will be available for every damn thing on their website until December 20. Go right ahead and order that sack of Dove chocolates for your honeybun's stocking. »
Thanks to the endless wheedling of the Internet, SURGE, the disgusting beverage that fueled my high-school debate team's dumbest, most ridiculous antics, has been resurrected for sale exclusively on Amazon. And now a bunch of people are amusing themselves by posting absurd questions and even more ludicrous answers on… »