What If You Actually Lived Inside IKEA?

What If You Actually Lived Inside IKEA?

Christian went on a trip to IKEA with his buddies and began to imagine, as many have upon seeing the different “sets” around the store recreating rooms in a house fully furnished by IKEA furniture, what would it be like if you actually lived inside the IKEA store? Since he’s a really good photographer, he and his pals then staged a series of delightful photos bringing this concept to life. Very fun way of bringing IKEA’s marketing metaphor to its literal conclusion. It also reminds me of this short sitcom about a family that lives in IKEA that came out last year. [More]

Attention Kmart Shoppers: There's A Special On Tom Hanks In Aisle 8

Attention Kmart Shoppers: There's A Special On Tom Hanks In Aisle 8

Mr. Tom Hanks, voice of Woody in Toy Story 3 just posted this picture of himself in a Kmart, dressed up like he works there, holding a Woody doll. He’s apparently filming a movie called Larry Crowne in which he plays someone who works retail. We can’t help but be a little saddened that this isn’t real. Why can’t Tom Hanks work at Kmart? Why? Why? Why? [More]

Man Gets Lockjaw Attempting To Eat Giant Sandwich

Man Gets Lockjaw Attempting To Eat Giant Sandwich

We expected this to be a lawsuit story, but its more like a marketing story. The Dallas, TX based sandwich chain “Which Wich” is naming a sandwich after Mr. Chad Ettmueller, a customer who experienced lockjaw after trying to take a bite of a really big sandwich called a “Wicked.” [More]

Mouse Builds Expensive Nest Inside ATM

Mouse Builds Expensive Nest Inside ATM

A mouse snuck into an ATM at a gas station in eastern Oregon and made what had to have been an adorable little home out of sixteen $20 bills. Nobody knows how Scrooge McMouse got into the ATM, but after giving the station attendant a good scare, he was fished out of his money pit and set free.

Fun With Scammers: Golden Retriever Receives Check For $150,000

Fun With Scammers: Golden Retriever Receives Check For $150,000

Congratulations! Your dog is rich! Oh wait, no. It’s a scam. Meet Bruce Gadansky of the Louisville BBB. He got an email from some internet scammers and decided to reply — as his dog. The email was from a “company” looking for help cashing a check.

What Happens When You Pay Your $0.19 Amex Bill With 7 Origami Checks?

What Happens When You Pay Your $0.19 Amex Bill With 7 Origami Checks?

Bad Consumer Smith finally paid off her American Express Optima card after 14 years, but couldn’t believe that Amex tacked on a $0.19 finance charge to her last bill. Smith summoned her lesser angels to work out a fitting response. Here’s what she came up with:

I sent AmEx two checks for a penny each, one for two cents, two for three cents, one for four cents, and one for a nickel.

Small Child Does Accurate Impression Of Father On The Phone With The Cable Company

Reader B writes:My friend, a massage therapist, had this forwarded to him by a client. The kid in the video is her great-nephew. According to my friend, “it’s hilarious that the only thing you can clearly make out is him saying “bullshit””.

Stylish Piggy Banks For The Chic Tightwad

Stylish Piggy Banks For The Chic Tightwad

Conventional wisdom dictates that a tightwad wouldn’t buy a piggy bank in the first place, but never mind that. The style hive blog has put together a collection of the top 5 most popular chic piggy banks and we just love them. They’re so cute! Who says saving your pennies can’t be fashionable? Or fun?—MEGHANN MARCO