For Only $400, Frost Your Beer Glasses Without Pesky Freezers

For Only $400, Frost Your Beer Glasses Without Pesky Freezers

It’s really too easy to make fun of idiotic and overpriced items available for sale in places like Hammacher Schlemmer, Skymall, Brookstone, infomercials and even the more distant and strange corners of Amazon. Yet sometimes there’s a product so baffling that we have to feature it anyway. The Beer Glass Froster for home use is one of those products. [More]

DiGiorno Thinks We Want To Design Our Own Frozen Pizzas

DiGiorno Thinks We Want To Design Our Own Frozen Pizzas

I always thought that the point of frozen pizzas was that you could shove them in the oven and chomp on pizza with a minimum of effort and spending, without having to leave the house. Yet DiGiorno thinks that Americans are up for expending more effort in our frozen pizza consumption, not less. Their new product has modular toppings. [More]

Fruit Punch Oreos Exist, Are Available At Walmart

Fruit Punch Oreos Exist, Are Available At Walmart

Here at Consumerist, we try to stay at the forefront of advances in cookie technology. Earlier this week, we learned that fruit punch-flavored Oreos exist. This is only the latest in a string of intriguing and/or horrifying Oreo varieties that have hit shelves in recent years. We had to know more. [More]

Snuggle Up With A Giant Chicken Drumstick

We’re not sure why you would want to snuggle up with a giant pillow shaped like a chicken leg. If that’s a longtime dream of yours, it might as well be a super-realistic one, though, right? that’s why the company Beloved offers this stunning, hyper-realistic pillow shaped like an enormous chicken leg for all of your combined nap/snacktime needs. [Beloved via Foodbeast]

Now On Store Shelves: Chicken Soup For The Soul For The Body

Now On Store Shelves: Chicken Soup For The Soul For The Body

Twenty years ago, the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series brought anthologies of heartwarming and inspiration stories to the top of the best-selling book rankings. They’re still putting out new books, and even licensed the brand to lines of pet foods. Now what’s good enough for our cats and dogs is finally good enough for us, as Chicken Soup for the Soul brand chicken soup hits shelves. [More]

Behold The Pop-Up Electric Hot Dog And Bun Toaster

Behold The Pop-Up Electric Hot Dog And Bun Toaster


Live from the store-closing sale of yet another Kmart, reader Amanda sent us this strange unitasking appliance that we were not previously aware existed. [More]

Sriracha-Flavored Pringles Now Available, Only At Walmart

Sriracha-Flavored Pringles Now Available, Only At Walmart

Maybe this means that the sriracha trend is finally over? Nah, probably not. And we’re glad for it. Sriracha-flavored Pringles are now a thing, and are available exclusively at Walmart. [More]

Krispy Kreme Puts Coffee Inside Donuts, Glass Bottles

Krispy Kreme Puts Coffee Inside Donuts, Glass Bottles

Krispy Kreme wants to caffeinate America. They’re best known for their light, fluffy, sugary donuts, but apparently they serve coffee too. The company has plans to inject that coffee in two new and exciting places: the beverage shelves of selected Walmart stores, and inside the chain’s own donuts. [More]

Thaw Out Some Frozen Iced Coffee Concentrate

Sure, you associate the brand Old Orchard with frozen fruit juices. It makes sense, what with the word “Orchard” right in its name. You know what else is a berry that grows on a plant, though? Coffee. [More]

Sure, We Need A Smartphone-Enhanced Piggy Bank

Sure, We Need A Smartphone-Enhanced Piggy Bank

Smartphones have changed modern life, from our inability to disconnect from our jobs to making commutes more fun to making it possible to order items online from inside a store. There are some applications of smart technology, though, that are just plain stupid. Like the Porkfolio, an Internet-enabled piggy bank. [More]

Make Everyone Smile With Instant Camera Cheese Slicer

Make Everyone Smile With Instant Camera Cheese Slicer

Sure, you could get a cheese slicer with a metal handle. You could slice your cheese with a knife. Or you could make the phrase “say cheese” literal with a novelty cheese slicer shaped like an instant camera. [More]

Now On Shelves: Cookie Dough And “Marshmallow Crispy” Flavored Oreos

Now On Shelves: Cookie Dough And “Marshmallow Crispy” Flavored Oreos

The proliferation of Oreo flavors is, depending on your point of view, either a global nightmare or a an exciting new source of awesomeness and variety. We’ve made it our mission to bring you the latest novelty Oreo flavor news, even when those flavors don’t make a whole lot of sense. Like the limited-edition Marshmallow Crispy flavor. [More]

For Only $150, Turn Your iPhone Into A Rolling Robot

For Only $150, Turn Your iPhone Into A Rolling Robot

We’re not saying that the Romo device that turns your iPhone 5, 5s, or 5c into a marauding robot on tiny tank treads is a bad idea, but we’re not sure that it’s a good idea, either. What we do know is that it costs $150, it comes from Brookstone, and it’s meant to be a trainable, adorable remote stand-in for a real pet or a substitute for interaction with your family members. [More]

Open Your Own Sprinkles Cupcakes Shop In Your Kid’s Playroom

Open Your Own Sprinkles Cupcakes Shop In Your Kid’s Playroom

Sprinkles claims to be the world’s first cupcake bakery, and it certainly was ahead of the trend, opening up in 2005 in Beverly Hills. Since then, they’ve been at the forefront of cupcake-deployment technology, launching the concepts of “cupcake truck” and “cupcake ATM.” Now, they’re extending their brand to children with a tiny toy version of their shops. [More]

Maple-Hating Philistine Condemns Pancake Plate

Maple-Hating Philistine Condemns Pancake Plate

We spill a lot of pixels writing about junk food and fast food here at Consumerist, but back in real life, we prefer much more wholesome fare. Like apples, or homemade blueberry pancakes drenched in grade B maple syrup. Sugary? Sure. Worth every sticky calorie? Yes. And yet, there’s a more efficient way to shovel syrup into our mouths, and someone condemned it. [More]

Create Your Own Hideous Jack O’Lantern Pizza Abominations At Home Thanks To Papa Murphy’s

Create Your Own Hideous Jack O’Lantern Pizza Abominations At Home Thanks To Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphy’s is a chain where you pick up your pizza, then take it home and bake it yourself. If this seems like it is beside the point of getting takeout pizza, well, maybe it is. In the case of their jack o’lantern pizza, though, it might be secretly brilliant, since it puts responsibility for screwing up the pepperoni happy face squarely on the pizza-baking consumer. [More]

You’ll Have To Go To Japan To Get Avocado and Cheese Doritos

You’ll Have To Go To Japan To Get Avocado and Cheese Doritos

Our site mission is to bring you the very latest in cutting-edge snack technology, and also some incidental consumer news. As part of that mission, we’re sharing the wonderful news that avocado and cheese Doritos are now officially a thing…that you can only buy in Japan. [More]

Pecan Pie Pringles Appear In Stores, We’re Not Sure Why

Pecan Pie Pringles Appear In Stores, We’re Not Sure Why

Last year, Pringles brought us a weird trio of holiday potato chip flavors: pumpkin pie, peppermint white chocolate, and cinnamon and sugar. Now the “dessert Pringle” theme continues, with another pie-flavored chip offering: pecan. [More]