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Human culture has reached a point of no return. The overwhelming barrage of Star Wars merchandise has pulverized the last remaining crumbs of our consumer dignity. Consider this product and cry with us: Star Wars Chicken Hot Dogs with Built-in Ketchup. And it gets worse.

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Every year, without fail, Apple sells a ton of new iPhones. And every year, the company finds a way to spin the news into a press release about "a new record." This year is no different: Apple sold 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models in three days. A new record!

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Do you celebrate National Onion Rings Day? What about Be Kind to Animals Week? Do you know what you're buying your significant other for Talk Like a Pirate Day? Time is running out! ThARRRRs just 9 shopping days left!

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It's been 13 years since Aphex Twin released his last album, Drukqs, and fans have been foaming at the mouth for the next instalment of the Richard D. James saga. On Monday morning, Aphex Twin taunted those fans in truly nerdy, fairly tantalising fashion, by pointing them to the deep web.

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For a brief period in the American saga, the astronaut was the man of the moment. No profession commanded as much awe and admiration. Widely regarded as the personification of all that was best in the country, the first astronauts were blanketed with the adulation usually accorded star quarterbacks, war heroes, and charismatic movie stars. Yet this was never part of NASA's agenda.

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So 20th Century Fox contacted professional video maker and friend of Gizmodo Casey Neistat to make a video for them about Ben Stiller's upcoming movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Cool, that kind of stuff happens all the time to him. But instead of using the money to make a movie about the movie, Neistat used his entire budget to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the typhoon that ravaged the Philippines. Absolutely brilliant, thoughtful and heartwarming.