Prison Break’ Sequel

After much murmuring, Fox has confirmed that a new “Prison Break” limited series is officially a go. Dana Walden and Gary Newman, co-chairs and CEOs at Fox Television Group, told journalists the news on Thursday at Fox’s Television Critics Association panel. They also confirmed that original series stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell, as well […]

New $10 Bill Idea

The decision by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (above) to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill has many critics, including former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Obama administration has a money problem. More specifically, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is under attack for announcing that the U.S. Treasury will change the $10 bill in order to […]

Carol Ann Susi Tribute Episode

Warning: Storyline and character spoilers ahead for “The Comic Book Store Regeneration” episode of The Big Bang Theory. Never again will we hear the shrill voice of Debbie Wolowitz bellow “Hooow-ARD!” at the top of her lungs, for the funny — but never fully seen onscreen — lady who birthed the tight pants-wearing Howard Wolowitz […]

Candy Cigarettes

Candy cigarettes are a candy introduced in the early 20th century made out of chalky sugar, bubblegum or chocolate, wrapped in paper as to resemble cigarettes. Their place on the market has long been controversial because many critics believe the candy desensitizes children, leading them to become smokers later in life. Because of this, the […]

Bazooka Gum

It was first marketed shortly after World War II in the U.S. by the Topps Company of Brooklyn, New York. The gum was packaged in a red, white, and blue color scheme. Beginning in 1953, Topps changed the packaging to include small comic strips with the gum, featuring the character “Bazooka Joe”. There are 50 […]

J. Wellington Wimpy

J. Wellington Wimpy, generally referred to as Wimpy, is one of the characters in the long-running comic strip Popeye, created by E. C. Segar and originally called Thimble Theatre, and in the Popeye cartoons based upon the strip. Wimpy was one of the dominant characters in the newspaper strip, but when Popeye was adapted as […]