New Diet Coke Slogan Is About Drugs, Say Cool People Who Are Not Narcs

Apparently, Diet Coke's new ad campaign: "You're on!" is drawing fire for being a terribly irresponsible and naughty DRUG REFERENCE FOR DRUGGIES. Sometimes the billboards say, "Diet Coke. You're on." And sometimes they say, "You're on. Diet Coke." But either way, they're clearly talking about your brain being on… » 3/04/14 5:00pm 3/04/14 5:00pm

British Woman Was Drinking 50 Diet Cokes a Day and Tripping Balls

It's easy to make fun of the Daily Mail, but those of us who indulge in the practice often forget about paper's razor-sharp journalistic instincts, which are nowhere more evident than in this latest gem of a story about a British woman who, at one point in her acid trip of an adulthood, was consuming 50 cans of Diet… » 2/23/14 4:00pm 2/23/14 4:00pm

Nigella Lawson Has Been Coked Out of Her Mind for a Decade, Allegedly

Super sexy gourmand Nigella Lawson is entangled in a legal mess involving her ex-husband and two former longtime assistants who alleged in court proceedings this week that "Higella"—as her ex is now referring to her—used cocaine, pot, and prescription pills "daily" for last 10 years. Girl can party. » 11/27/13 6:00pm 11/27/13 6:00pm

'Honest' Version of Coca Cola's Anti-Obesity Ad Is Actually a Scary…

Here's the new Coca-Cola commercial, in which the brand brags about all it's doing to help people consume fewer calories: "Across our portfolio of over 650 beverages, we now offer over 180 low and no calorie choices," the narrator explains. If you like, you can also watch the new Coca-Cola commercial explaining how… » 1/17/13 10:45am 1/17/13 10:45am

New Coca-Cola Ads Mention Obesity, But Still Insist Coca-Cola Has…

Coca-Cola is the world's number one beverage company, and known for ad campaigns that equate soft drinks with joy. From "Have a Coke and a Smile" to "open happiness" and the Happiness Machine, Coca-Cola has always focused on positivity. But in new commercials hitting the air starting today, the brand will do something… » 1/14/13 3:40pm 1/14/13 3:40pm

New Soda Machines Will Yell at You About Calories

In an effort to educate consumers about the stark realities of carbonated syrup, soda giants are rolling out new vending machines that will prominently feature calorie counts. Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper will all launch their new machines in 2013, and also plan to focus aggressively on developing new diet drinks. » 10/08/12 5:15pm 10/08/12 5:15pm

Bottoms Up: Turns Out There's Actually Alcohol in Your Soda

We've been hearing so much lately about how terrible soda is. It contains all kinds of crazy chemicals and also a concentrated dose of pure evil that keeps you coming back for more. But did you know that your soda also contains alcohol? Alcohol alcohol? Like the good kind that gets you drunk? Yep, that's what a French… » 6/28/12 10:00pm 6/28/12 10:00pm

Woman Buys a Box of Tampons, Discovers They Come with Free Cocaine

Boxes of tampons aren't usually like Cracker Jacks, where you expect to find a prize inside. But one woman in Utah recently discovered that her tampons came with an added bonus of some free cocaine. Anybody ready for a period party? Umm, yeah, not so much. Anyway, after purchasing a sealed box of tampons at a local… » 5/03/12 9:00pm 5/03/12 9:00pm

Some Idiot Ships 30 Pounds of Cocaine to the UN Building

Somewhere there is a drug dealer who is really pissed that 30 pounds of his choice coke has gone missing. But if he wanted it so badly, he shouldn't have mailed it to the United Nations. The cocaine was sent inside fake diplomatic pouches, and ended up in the UN's mailroom last week. People there immediately… » 1/27/12 4:15pm 1/27/12 4:15pm

Nation Revolts Against Diet Coke Trickery [UPDATED]

Coca-Cola has certainly learned its lesson about trying to highlight the plight of the polar bear. Just a month after its debut, the company is phasing out its mostly-white holiday cans, which were meant to draw attention to how global warming is threatening polar bears (and Coke's contribution of up to $3 million to… » 12/01/11 10:30am 12/01/11 10:30am