Camel cigarettes branded for the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg, called recently (and for years prior) the "new front line" of gentrification, are selling pretty well in their namesake area, at least according to anecdotes from bodega owners. Brooklyn Paper reports that the special pac ... More >>
This just in! People who are against smoking, and especially people against kids smoking -- including, specifically, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (talk about working at an organization with few detractors) -- are quite concerned that those new Camel cigarette packs featuring awesomely c ... More >>
Chet knows coolThe real outrage about this new Camel cigarette promotion isn't that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is trying to peddle cancer to would-be hipsters using images like the Williamsburg Bridge. This is directly in line with the industry's goal of creating nicotine addicts out of adoles ... More >>
You may know him as Maru.Continuing in today's cat (and, to a lesser extent, "fur") trend, we would like to present you with three amazing videos that present a triumvirate of adorable animals in various stages of trouble (not to worry, these all end happily. As any good adorable animal in tr ... More >>
First produced in 2002, early Hello Kitty alcoholic products--like these French wines dubbed "Mariage" and "Bouquet d'Amour"--had rather somber labels.
The Hello Kitty empire had its origins in 1974, when designer Ikuko Shimizu invented the character to embellish a coin purse. Snapped up by ... More >>