Some Fool Paid $255 For the Last Crumbs Cupcake

This week has been quite the emotional roller coaster for lovers of Crumbs cupcakes. First we hear that Crumbs has decided to close all its stores amid the dire financial crisis that is the bursting of the cupcake bubble. Then, hope is revived with news that investors may be stepping up to keep the overpriced baked… » 7/11/14 7:15pm 7/11/14 7:15pm

Bullied Teen Gives Tormentors Allegedly Semen-Laced Cupcakes

We all enjoy a story of an underdog overcoming some bullies, but a California teen has taken bully prank-revenge to the next level. The high school sophomore girl brought in seemingly innocuous cupcakes she baked herself and passed them out to her bullies. But her peers soon realized something was up because the… » 5/04/14 1:45pm 5/04/14 1:45pm

Sweet Baby Jesus, Don't Let The Cronut Become The New Cupcake

Nothing speaks for the zeitgeist more than pastries, and there’s always been a vaguely “This is what will make you a Lady at last!!!11” air about them: The Great Cupcake Craze of 2005, for instance, when you may as well have been an asexual cave-dweller until you paid $50 for a single treat at Magnolia. Then the… » 5/18/13 2:30pm 5/18/13 2:30pm

Kid President Says Everyone Should Just Eat Some Damn Cupcakes

This child president knows what's up. I am not totally one hundred percent what's happening in this video, but this kid is hella cute. And he thinks adults are boring! Which is true! And he doesn't know why he painted his face... I have that same feeling whenever I put on makeup. We have so much in common! Kid… » 11/12/12 9:30am 11/12/12 9:30am

A Little Girl Should Not Be Wearing Cupcakes on her Breasts, No Matter…

Last night at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Katy Perry showed up on the red carpet with a bunch of little girls. Each child was dressed as a mini-Katy, in her signature costumes, from videos like "Last Friday Night (TGIF)," "Teenage Dream" and "The One That Got Away." But one little girl was wearing a blue… » 6/18/12 12:55pm 6/18/12 12:55pm

A Cupcake Is Never Just a Cupcake: The Psycho-Sexuality of a Twee Treat

Cupcakes are not new. Cupcakes have been around the block. Cupcakes have been declared the "it" treat for years, both "recession proof" and simultaneously "over." Yet cupcakes persist, now more than ever. And cupcakes are no longer just a delicious bite of sugar and frosting, cupcakes are a symbol. When you see a… » 5/18/12 3:40pm 5/18/12 3:40pm

Cake and Frozen Yogurt in One Cup!? The Mind Reels

So, you know the cupcake trend (ugh, shut uuuuuup)? And you know the frozen yogurt trend (ugh, just be ice creeeeeeam)? And you know the trend where people take two bad foods and put them together to make one new crazy-food (ugh, uuuuuuugh)? Well the folks at DC's YOCAKE (their caps, not mine) have managed to combine… » 3/19/12 11:15pm 3/19/12 11:15pm

You'll Be Surprised to Find Out What Exactly Goes into Your Cupcake

These days, you can't swing a dead cat without hitting at least three cupcakeries (side note: stop swinging dead cats). You know the places — they have mismatched chairs and vintage wallpaper. They're staffed by cute girls with perfect bangs and all of the cupcakes have clever names like "The National Velvet." The… » 1/20/12 6:00pm 1/20/12 6:00pm

TSA Confiscates Cupcake Due To Potentially Dangerous Icing

If you're planning to fly this week, don't even think about packing a dessert to make the trip less hellish. Rebecca Hains says that last week a TSA agent at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas seized her red velvet cupcake, which was baked inside an 8 ounce jar. "He explained to me that the frosting… » 12/26/11 9:02pm 12/26/11 9:02pm