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Coca-Cola for your Office

The Breakmate was supposed to revolutionize how we consumed soda, on par with the advent of the soda fountain and soda bottles, and bring delicious sugary soft drinks to millions of disenfranchised American office workers. So why did Coca-Cola’s foray into small-scale commercial vending during the 1980′s flop so miserably? It’s not particularly hard to…

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Fox Cancels “The X Factor”

Even “The X Factor” doesn’t have the X factor. Or maybe now it is the ex-factor. (See what I did there?) Late Friday evening, Fox announced that the struggling reality competition series will not return for a fourth season. “American Idol” remains Fox’s sole singing competition. With the news, Simon Cowell, the ex-Idol judge who…

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The Return of Jimmy Kimmel Sucks!

The cast of “Monuments Men” is coming to chat with Jimmy Kimmel tonight, including his arch nemesis Matt Damon. It’s sure to be a good time! If you remember, back in January, 2013, Damon took over Kimmel’s ABC late-night show, temporarily renamed Jimmy Kimmel Sucks!, which was chock full of big stars including Andy Garcia,…

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CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark pharmacies will phase out tobacco in U.S. retail stores by Oct. 1, officials announced Wednesday, saying that selling cigarettes side-by-side with medicine undermines the mission of promoting good health. The chain will lose about $2 billion in revenues annually from sales of tobacco in its 7,600 stores, but CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes…

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‘Selfie’ the TV Sitcom?

Just when we thought we were done with the duck lips, here comes ABC with a new series based on the tired selfie itself. Yes, you are reading this right. Because “$#*! My Dad Says” (another sitcom based on social media) did oh so well, the ABC Network suits, in their infinite wisdom, has decided…

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