The iPhone 4 Line Wasn't So Bad If You Were Jason Bateman

The iPhone 4 Line Wasn't So Bad If You Were Jason Bateman

Apple spotted Jason Bateman toiling in line for an iPhone 4 with 2,000 others Thursday, so it picked him out of the crowd and shuttled him into an invisible express lane that exists only for people who have been in such awesome things as Arrested Development and Up in the Air. [More]

Mattel, Primary Reason For Toy Safety Law, Gets Exempted From It

Mattel, Primary Reason For Toy Safety Law, Gets Exempted From It

When the CPSIA—the toy safety law that requires independent lab tests on toys—was passed, a lot of smaller toy manufacturers complained that it was really a dirty trick by the big toy companies to increase overhead for the small ones. Now comes word that the government has secretly exempted Mattel from the law’s testing requirements—even though Mattel was responsible for 6 lead-tainted toy recalls in 2007.