X
11.28.14 Bucky Turco

As our allies across the pond hone in on their Black Friday stampede skills, here in the U.S., shoppers continue to push the envelope from single store melees to all-out mall riots. In honor of this grand American tradition, we put together a supercut of this year’s thirstiest consumers. Happy Holidays. […]

Read More…

Prachi Gupta

U.S.-borne virus Black Friday, from which infected victims experience bouts of mania and violent outbursts, has officially traveled across the pond and over to the U.K. While the U.K. has harbored the virus since at least 2010, this is the first year it’s expanded into a full blown epidemic. The BBC reports: Greater Manchester Police […]

Read More…

Prachi Gupta

It was only four nights ago that Darren Wilson, the cop who shot and killed unarmed black teen Mike Brown, walked away without any charges, giving way to protests across the nation expressing outrage over how our country continuously devalues the lives of black men. But by Friday, Americans were taken over by a different […]

Read More…

11.25.14 Rhett Jones

This Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, stores around the country will be open for marathon hours and offer mega-sales, but only one will be offering joints for one dollar according to Stuff. For residents of Denver, Colorado, where weed is legal, the possibility of waiting in line for holiday deals on ganja is a reality. […]

Read More…

10.15.14 Bucky Turco

Today, it’s being widely reported that ancient retailer Macy’s, will be opening its stores on Thanksgiving at 6PM to accommodate product-thirsty Black Friday shoppers. That’s two hours earlier than last year. This must come as great news to employees who must not only cope with the rigmarole of dealing with their families, but also groggy, overfed customers […]

Read More…

11.26.12 Andy Cush

For their latest stunt, popular interventionists Improv Everywhere sent a bunch of participants to a Manhattan dollar store to “camp out” before Black Friday, then rush in and buy things as soon as the store opened. The joke, of course, is that this kind of place, everything is already cheap, and even with huge discounts, you’re only […]

Read More…

11.13.12 Andy Cush

Sandy Friday, a new hurricane relief campaign, is asking businesses across the nation to donate 10% of their Black Friday profits to help the hardest-hit New York City neighborhoods recover from the storm. The organization focuses on providing money to the small, community-oriented organizations that were the first on the ground after the hurricane hit. […]

Read More…

11.30.09 Will Sherman

Though Black Friday fortunately passed without any of the stampede deaths predicted, the shopping extravaganza still saw some self mutilation in the name of savings. Streetwear brand The Hundreds videotaped one of their customers snapping his pinky finger for a free hat. […]

Read More…

11.27.09 Cajun Boy

Now that we’ve all shown our appreciation to the universe for the gifts its bestowed upon us by engorging ourselves on steroid-laden fowl, creamed green beans topped with stale onion rings from a can and gelatinous cranberry molds, it’s time to whip out our big, capitalist, American dongs and buy some shit. […]

Read More…