Ever Notice That There Aren’t Any Female Breakfast Cereal Mascots?

This sunny, almost-warm Sunday morning, CBS put together a cheerful little slideshow featuring the most eccentric and, dare we say, demented breakfast cereal mascots. The slideshow featured retro iterations of Tony the Tiger, the homoerotic trio of rice-puffing elves, Snap, Crackle and Pop, Franken Berry, the Quaker… » 4/07/13 6:00pm 4/07/13 6:00pm

School Can't Call Its Team the Cougars Because It's Offensive to Older…


Changing the names of high school sports teams to be less offensive to certain groups—like Native Americans, for instance—is nothing new, but now a school board in Utah has taken it to a whole new level. A high school is opening in 2013 in the town of Draper, Utah, and they wanted to call their team the Cougars. The… » 1/19/12 11:05pm 1/19/12 11:05pm

Fantastic Fast-Food Mascot Dances To Bieber And Ke$ha

The mascot for the Filipino fast-food restaurant Jollibee dances to Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson, Ke$ha, and Beyonce, all while wearing a sweaty costume. Yet Ronald McDonald expects us to buy fries just because he wears a red wig and giggles? » 7/12/10 12:50pm 7/12/10 12:50pm

Truth In Advertising

The Sun-Maid has had yet another makeover. And apparently some implants. And a cleanse. Lorraine Collett-Petersen would hardly recognize herself. Even if the company claims it "has always stayed true to the original image." [TWS] » 12/01/09 5:40pm 12/01/09 5:40pm