Cyber Monday

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Where to Buy Local on Cyber Monday

    Fork in the Road is publishing a series of local gift guides this year -- one from each regular contributor. Up first, this list from Billy Lyons. The time has come to secure your swivel chair, break open a browser, and spend the entirety of your lunch hour (and possibly more) clicking "buy item" w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Barack and Mitt Will Have Lunch Today; Here's What They Could Talk About

    It has been almost a month now since America went to the polls and re-elected President Obama to another four years of running this whole place. Since then, we've collectively done well in the whole "taking our minds off the election" business. We've had Petraeus, the progress of the Sandy recovery, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Black Friday Deadly, Insanely Profitable

    denver.neighborhoodr.comA Black Friday arrest in Denver. ​Black Friday was crazier than ever this year, claiming at least one life and causing 20 people to be felled by pepper spray in a Los Angeles Walmart. Not to mention the great $2 waffle-maker riot of 2011. Our entire country engaged in p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Patagonia's Cyber Monday Reverse Psychology

    Patagonia, the one that makes fleeces and outdoor performance-type clothes, is employing a different tactic from every other retailer on this Cyber Monday. They're trying to get you not to buy their clothes. Reverse psychology or do they actually mean it? Their statement/manifesto reads in part:

  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2010


    Little businesses with a lot of soul

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Barack Obama Holds "Slurpee Summit"; Google Investigated for Antitrust; Rock Center Xmas Tree Lights Up

    ​• President Obama will meet with congressional leaders from both parties today -- a/k/a, the "Slurpee summit," actual Slurpees TBD -- to discuss a number of issues, including the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and tax cuts. Can some ice shavings and food coloring bring peace to this nation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Liberal Media Ruins Black Friday

    Early reports were optimistic: Black Friday sales were reported up three percent over last year. People were even robbing their grandmothers and killing for deals. America was back! The spending spree even helped buoy the stock market Friday. "Worst economy since the 1930's?" a reader told Instapund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Early Black Friday Reports Mixed: "Rowdy," Hopeful, Lethal

    Black Friday has been promoted in recent years from a cheerful shopping holiday to a day of reckoning and wrath, on which the nation waits breathlessly for portents of its economic fate and the first shopping-related casualties. So far one death has been reported at a Wal-Mart on Long Island -- a ... More >>