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30 Rock Gets In One Last Comcast Dig Before Going Off The Air

The final episode of 30 Rock aired on NBC last night, and whether you enjoyed the series or not (we did), you had to admire how it was never afraid of biting the hands that fed it for seven seasons. [More]

What Fictional Products Do You Wish Were Real?

What Fictional Products Do You Wish Were Real?

Re-watching the Back to the Future movies recently, I remembered how deeply the tween me once longed for a hover board like the one Michael J. Fox races around the Hill Valley of 2015. While it’s unlikely that we’ll see a real hover board on the market in the next five years, the 30-something me still wants one. [More]

Our New Parent Company, Kabletown, Launches Website

Our New Parent Company, Kabletown, Launches Website

Welcome Readers, as you know, on April 1st, 2010, Consumerist was acquired by Philadelphia-based cable giant, Kabletown. Today we are excited to announce the launch of our new website, Kabletown.com. [More]

Welcome To Kabletown, Consumerist!

Welcome To Kabletown, Consumerist!

Hello Readers, My name is Jack Donaghy and it is my proud duty to welcome you to Kabletown. As you are aware, Kabletown recently merged with NBC, where I have had the privilege of spending many years as Vice President of East Coast Television and Microwave Oven Programming for General Electric. Now, I’m lucky enough to be able to welcome Consumerist to my new family. [More]

Other Cable Companies Are Pissed About The Comcast NBC Merger

Other Cable Companies Are Pissed About The Comcast NBC Merger

The Comcast/NBC merger probably sucks for consumers, but it sure as hell sucks for other cable companies. Like, for example, WOW!. They are a smallish cable company that competes with Comcast in Chicagoland and in Detroit. [More]

Rip Torn, Fake CEO Of GE, Found Drunk And Armed In A Bank

Rip Torn, Fake CEO Of GE, Found Drunk And Armed In A Bank

Rip Torn, who plays the fictional CEO of GE on 30 Rock, was arrested after being found drunk and armed in a bank in his hometown. He has pleaded not guilty, says the New York Post. This sort of behavior is apparently not altogether unexpected. [More]