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11.22.13 Kyle Petreycik

Recently, a third grade student at Porterdale Elementary School has been suspended for two days after he was seen crushing up Smarties candy and snorting the candy powder up his nose. According to NBC news affiliate 11Alive, inhaling the candy causes students to feel a “sugar rush” but mostly, it feels “as if they’re going to […]

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10.22.13 Andy Cush

Just days after news broke that the NYPD had arrested a man for Jolly Rancher possession, a similarly candy-coated drama played out in the courts. George Pringle, 57, of Staten Island, won $42,500 in a lawsuit against the department for the time cops mistook his peppermint candies for crack. Pringle was jailed for 27 hours for […]

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01.21.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Mmm… Nothing like a little eye candy to get you through a case of the Mondays! Professional junk hoarder/pop artist Jason Mecier, who recently be-gifted mankind with his trash-tacular Honey Boo-Boo collage, will have you drooling over his latest meta-masterpiece: A portrait of Channing Tatum as lovable silver-screen stripper Magic Mike, constructed entirely out of Mike […]

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05.16.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

First things first: what is Five Things? Five things about Five Things: 1. It’s a trivial fact-finding mission to a local establishment. 2. It’s a collection of arbitrary knowledge about small businesses. 3. One visit. Five things… […]

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03.06.12 Bucky Turco

A man from Nowheresville, New York was arrested along with his daughter after state troopers pulled his car over and found all sorts of yummy goodness, specifically one pound of weed and 40 pounds of pot-infused candy. According to the buzz-killing cops who made the bust, the cannabis confections came in tasty flavors such as […]

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