Tag Archives: Mattel

Micky D and the dying gasps of decadence and materialism

They teamed up, you see.. McDonalds and Disney and other lesser demigods of Pop Culture. Mattel. Coca Cola… Teach the kids to embrace buying more than they can afford, destroy economies and ecology alike, celebrate greed, waste, … and the … Continue reading

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Boo-McHaa-McHoo, Kids NOT being McBranded

McDonalds is upset. Their Corporate “News” McPartners are upset. San Francisco voters ratified a law requiring that toys only be placed in McHappy McMeals that don’t exceed the recommended daily allowance of calories. Which, the vast majority of their food … Continue reading

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The Palinator

      Do you remember the Grossinator? It was a handheld device designed to hurl childish insults at bystanders. Part of the fun was creating the vulgar statements using four buttons, each of which had several sentence fragments associated … Continue reading

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