Dick’s Sporting Goods Clearing Out All Livestrong Items For Some Reason

Dick’s Sporting Goods Clearing Out All Livestrong Items For Some Reason

What’s that, you say? People just aren’t flocking to athletic equipment endorsed by Lance Armstrong since he admitted that his professional cycling career was full of doping and lies? That makes sense. That’s bad news if you’re Dick’s Sporting Goods, and half of the pricey fitness equipment you sell is Livestrong-branded. It is, however, great news for consumers. [More]

It Was Inevitable That These Two Businesses Would Someday End Up Next To Each Other

It Was Inevitable That These Two Businesses Would Someday End Up Next To Each Other

Considering the large number of strip mall vacancies, you might think that the proprietors of the two businesses pictured in this reader-submitted photograph would have had ample opportunity to find locations that did not abut each other. Our inner adolescent thanks the universe for making this happen. [More]

American Family Association Calls Off Boycott On Dick's Sporting Goods Over 'Christmas'

American Family Association Calls Off Boycott On Dick's Sporting Goods Over 'Christmas'

My how things change overnight. Yesterday, we told you about the far-from-loony folks at the American Family Association who had called for their members to boycott Dick’s Sporting Goods because the retail chain used the word “holiday” instead of “Christmas” for its November and December sales circulars. Now the AFA has announced that it’s called off the boycott because Dick’s will be using that word after all. [More]

American Family Association Calls For Boycott On Dick's Sporting Goods For Not Using The Word "Christmas"

American Family Association Calls For Boycott On Dick's Sporting Goods For Not Using The Word "Christmas"

UPDATE: The AFA has called off the boycott after Dick’s decided to use the word “Christmas” after all. [More]

We Don't Get Why This Sign Is So Funny

We Don't Get Why This Sign Is So Funny

People keep sending us the link to this sign outside a shopping center somewhere in Massachusetts and saying things like, “LOL” and “So f-ing hilarious.” But we can’t figure out just what is so humorous about it. After all, it’s just a combination sign for a Pumps gym and a Dick’s sporting goods store. [More]

NJ Man Wants Filet-O-Fish, Crawls Into Drive-Thru Window To Get It

NJ Man Wants Filet-O-Fish, Crawls Into Drive-Thru Window To Get It

McDonald’s: Taking his cue from both Cheeseburger Josh and that irritating “Gimme That Filet-o-Fish” ad, a dude in South Brunswick, NJ, got so impatient with the service at the drive-thru that he crawled through the window, slapped the employee and then escaped with his precious fish sandwich. [More]

TextDrive: Don’t Be a Dick

TextDrive: Don’t Be a Dick

I don’t think it’s necessary at any level. It’s really no different then yelling “fat fuck” at a fat person on a treadmill.

That, friends, is how you talk to customers. (Before you .zip up their account and cancel them, like Hoffman did to the customer who was complaining.)