Very Charming Human Tom Hanks Helps Girl Scouts Sell Cookies

Just like the rest of us, celebrities can't walk past a table of Girl Scouts without buying several boxes. That includes Tom Hanks, who (when recognized) stuck for pictures and told some passersby they could have a photograph... if they bought some cookies. » 3/13/15 12:50pm 3/13/15 12:50pm

Huge Swaths of America Get 'Caramel deLites' (??) Instead of Samoas 

America's cultural divides go even deeper than we thought: some Americans don't even get Samoas and Tagalongs from their local Girl Scouts, but rather Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties. Perhaps this explains my colleague Erin Gloria Ryan's woefully incorrect ranking of the cookies. » 3/05/15 2:45pm 3/05/15 2:45pm

Sup, Stoners? The Girl Scout Cookie Oven Is Here For Your Baking Needs

Just when you thought Girl Scout cookie season was over, those devious little munchkins have come up with a new and exciting way to take all your money and force you to buy a whole new wardrobe of sweatpants and attractive floral print muumuus: They've developed a toy oven that bakes your favorite cookies year round. » 2/24/15 3:45pm 2/24/15 3:45pm

The Definitive Ranking of Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookies are "just" cookies like the Manhattan Project was "just" a chemistry experiment. And it's in that spirit that today, this very frigid Friday afternoon, we settle, once and for all, which kind is best. Unequivocally. » 2/20/15 5:20pm 2/20/15 5:20pm

Girl Scout Shot On the Way to Sell Cookies, Community Rallies to Help

After endlessly reminding her mother that it was nearly time to pick up her Girl Scout cookies to sell them door-to-door, a little girl named Sinai was finally ready. But as she left her apartment's door in Indianapolis she was hit in the leg with a stray bullet. » 2/06/15 1:15pm 2/06/15 1:15pm

Girl Scouts to Release New Cookie Flavors, Blow Your Goddamned Mind

The Girl Scouts are coming and this year, they are going to fuck up everything about your life with three new cookie flavors—two of which are gluten-free. Paging Phyllis Neffler, how many boxes will you be selling this year? More importantly, how many boxes can I eat without incurring diabetes? Because, let me be real… » 1/05/15 3:20pm 1/05/15 3:20pm

​Alert: You Can Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online This Year

Ladies and gentleman, what you're hearing is the sweet sound of internet victory. It's what we've all been working for. It's the sound of freedom. » 12/01/14 10:50am 12/01/14 10:50am

How Best to Pair Bourbon and Girl Scout Cookies

The geniuses at The Bourbon Review have a list of possible Girl Scout Cookie and Bourbon pairings, and it's appropriately intriguing/pretentious. After the jump, a summary of what they came up with, and what the deciding factor seems to be in each combination. » 3/31/14 3:30pm 3/31/14 3:30pm

Real Life 'Cookie Monster' Steals From Girl Scouts Selling Cookies

A man is being dubbed a real life "Cookie Monster" after he tried to steal money from a group of cookie-selling Girl Scouts. » 3/03/14 1:15pm 3/03/14 1:15pm

Finally: The Girl Scout Cookie Finding App of Your Dreams

In the old days, childless adults who wanted to get their Thin Mint on would have to seek out Girl Scout Cookies the ancient way: by approaching strange children on the street and asking them if they had any cookies, or by hanging out near elementary schools after the closing bell rang in hopes that one of the little… » 2/24/14 6:20pm 2/24/14 6:20pm

Big Mean Jerk Yells at Cookie-Selling Girl Scout

Every year, intrepid Girl Scouts fan out across America, pitching anyone with pocket money on the virtues of their cookies. It's pretty brave, especially when you consider that sales jobs are tough even for experienced adults. » 2/14/14 6:15pm 2/14/14 6:15pm

A Bunch of Pro-Lifers Are Trying to Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

Pro-lifers are mad that maybe, possibly, someone at the Girl Scouts of the USA could've conceivably obliquely hinted that Wendy Davis isn't literally Satan. Consequently, a Texas pro-life group is attempting to rally the pitchforks for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies. Attempting to punish a bunch of 10-year-olds over… » 1/30/14 6:00pm 1/30/14 6:00pm

Two NY Girl Scouts Are Selling Insane Amounts of Cookies

Everything is more intense in New York, even the annual peddling of Girl Scout cookies. This year's cookie sale is especially momentous, too, because the top two salesscouts sold a staggering amount of cavity-fuel last year — almost 3,000 boxes of cookies combined. » 12/22/13 5:00pm 12/22/13 5:00pm

Pastor's Epic Rant: Girl Scout Cookies Turn The Children Into Lesbians

In addition to promoting team building, life skill acquiring, and adorable little girls in adorable matching uniforms photo ops, the Girl Scouts of America have long had a much more insidious agenda: promoting lesbianism. At least, if you ask a right-wing pastor who went on an epic, hilariously whackadoodle rant… » 10/22/13 12:40pm 10/22/13 12:40pm

Love Girl Scout Cookies and Being Drunk? Get Up on This Cookie Beer

Girl Scout Season officially came to an end on Sunday — there, there. It's gonna be OK, because we've got word of something even better — Girl Scout Cookie-inspired beers! Finally, we can feel guilty about finishing off an entire keg of Thin Mint beer while watching Burning Love! Evening plans, done and doner. » 3/18/13 11:15pm 3/18/13 11:15pm

Monster/Genius Charged with Stealing Nearly $20K Worth of Girl Scout…

Thirty-seven-year-old South Carolina man Christopher Maurice Morton has been charged with stealing nearly $19 thousand worth of Girl Scout cookies from a warehouse in Spartanburg. The theft was noticed on February 26th when workers at the Carey Moving and Storage company did inventory and discovered that over 50 cases… » 3/07/13 10:25am 3/07/13 10:25am

What Kind of Girl Scout Cookie Are You?

Think today is another normal, boring Friday? You couldn't be more wrong. Today, February 8th, 2013, is National Girl Scout Cookie Day and the official start of Girl Scout cookie season. Break out your green berets, your static-y VHS tape of of Troop Beverly Hills, and your elastic waistbands, because we've just… » 2/08/13 11:30am 2/08/13 11:30am

The New Girl Scout Cookie Has Some Wack-Ass Vitamins in It

The above little fancy pastry pushers will be hounding you later this month with their addictive Tagalongs, their ooey, gooey Samoas, and their sweet, sweet Thin Mints. Nobody is immune to these charms of these cookies — not even unattractive terrible person Ryan Gosling. » 1/15/13 9:30am 1/15/13 9:30am

Girl Scout Cookie Candy Bars Are Really Happening, People

It's not often that all of your dreams come true in a single moment, but that is exactly what is about to happen because—are you ready for this?—Girl Scout Cookie Candy Bars are now an actual thing that you can eat with your mouth. We previously drooled when this photo of a thin mint candy bar leaked, yet we could not… » 5/09/12 9:30am 5/09/12 9:30am