Commercials from the 80s, especially commercials for children, tended to be a little insane. Take, for example, the Honeycomb Hideout commercials for Honeycomb cereal. Each commercial goes like this: a bunch of children (and in the later commercials, a cereal robot) are hanging out in a shack in the woods. All of a sudden, some [...]
The back of the box. OM NOM.
Terrell Owens, the vainglorious but talented* wide receiver who this season will be playing for the Buffalo Bills, not only has a new reality series on VH1, The TO Show, but also now has his very own cereal: T.O.'s Honey Nut Toasted Oats.
The low-fat cereal was officially unveiled last [...]
As part of the month-long exclusive with Target for vintage cereal box designs, General Mills is also giving away retro T-shirts. All you need to do is enter the codes from five proof-of-purchase labels at cerealwear.com and you get a free shirt.
Alternatively, you can just buy a T-shirt on that website for only five bucks! [...]
Hot on the heels of PepsiCo's appeal to nostalgia, General Mills has been quietly reissuing vintage cereal box designs for Lucky Charms, Honey Nut Cheerios, Cocoa Puffs, Trix, Kix, Wheaties, and Golden Grahams. We hadn't realized how insidiously the boxes of our favorite breakfast products had been visually busying themselves up — these clean, colorblock [...]
During Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update, Seth Meyers called Kellogg's out for saying that Michael Phelps' marijuana use wasn't "consistent" with their image — some of Kellogg's products could only be the product of a stoner's dream (see video below):
You know everyone of your mascots is a wild-eyed cartoon character with uncontrollable munchies... I checked [...]