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ThinkGeek Hears Post Office Lost My Package, Replaces Everything

A UPS/U.S. Postal Service partnership was supposed to bring some totally excellent Star Wars items from ThinkGeek to Michael’s doorstep. It didn’t. The package went missing somewhere in the post office’s custody, never to be heard from again. There was no insurance on it, so he didn’t expect much when he let ThinkGeek know it was missing. He really didn’t expect a total replacement. [More]

Yes, You Can Actually Bake Cookies In A Hot Car

Yes, You Can Actually Bake Cookies In A Hot Car

During an oppressive heat wave, my cooking ranges from iced tea pops to cold pasta salads. But the fine folks at ThinkGeek and the Cedar Rapids Gazette are not me, and they combined heat and deliciousness in the pursuit of culinary science. They decided to find out whether you really can bake cookies by leaving them on the dashboard of a car. Verdict: Yes. And they are delicious. [More]

ThinkGeek Makes Christmas Possible For Cancer Patient & Family

ThinkGeek Makes Christmas Possible For Cancer Patient & Family

For Consumerist reader Tashi and her husband, Wash, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer only a few months after they wed, perusing the ThinkGeek catalog was something they would do to amuse themselves and keep their spirits up — even if they couldn’t really afford to buy most of the items they coveted. But when the people at ThinkGeek got wind of the young couple’s ordeal, they decided to play Santa. [More]

These Ants Taste Like Bacon

These Ants Taste Like Bacon

Have you ever wanted to snack on giant toasted ants with a “nutty, bacon-like flavor”? Good news. In northern South America, you can find the largest leafcutter ants in the world–about two inches centimeters long–and thanks to Thinkgeek, you can eat them. [More]

Canned Unicorn Meat Hits Market

Canned Unicorn Meat Hits Market

Just in time for an unforgettable Thanksgiving, canned unicorn meat is here. Yes, this is a real product which you can purchase and open. [More]

National Pork Board Attempting To Halt Sales Of Canned Unicorn Meat

National Pork Board Attempting To Halt Sales Of Canned Unicorn Meat

The ever-vigilant folks at the National Pork Board are out to put an end to the sale of Radiant Farms’ canned unicorn meat. But it’s not because they want to stop the slaughter of the one-horned flying horses, it’s because they say the product infringes on their “other white meat” trademark. [More]

Uncle Milton Offers Whimsical Customer Service, Replacement Tadpole

Elizabeth was raising two tadpoles under the watchful eye of Master Yoda in a frog habitat at work. When tragedy struck and one of the tadpoles suffered an early death, Elizabeth e-mailed a plea for help to the company that made the habitat, Uncle Milton. Her efforts resulted in the shipment of a new tadpole and a wonderfully funny and geeky e-mail exchange, which she shared with the world on her Livejournal. [More]

Tauntaun Sleeping Bags Almost Ready To Ship – Win A Free One!

ThinkGeek’s tauntaun sleeping bag is nearly here! It’s so close, you can almost smell it. They’ll start shipping in early November. In the meantime, if you can’t justify spending $100 on the greatest piece of Star Wars memorabilia ever, you can enter their pumpkin carving contest to win one. Or a bunch of other prizes we don’t care about.

ThinkGeek Embraces Accidental Giveaway, Lets People Keep Freebies

ThinkGeek Embraces Accidental Giveaway, Lets People Keep Freebies

What do you do when your server suddenly contracts swine flu and starts giving away free merchandise? If you’re ThinkGeek, nothing! The geek toy store celebrated a server glitch by announcing that anyone who picked up free schwag would get to keep it, no questions asked. Why? Read on for the awesome explanation…

Tauntaun Sleeping Bags Closer To Reality

Tauntaun Sleeping Bags Closer To Reality

For April Fools’ Day 2009, ThinkGeek launched a tauntaun sleeping bag as a fake-yet-awesome product. As everyone knows, pranks make the best market research, and now LA Weekly reports that they are going ahead with the product. Yes!

Award Your Own Golden Poo To That Special Company In Your Life

Award Your Own Golden Poo To That Special Company In Your Life

We tallied the votes and awarded the coveted Golden Poo trophy to AIG, winners of Worst Company in America 2009. However, we’re all about empowering the consumer. If there’s a company in your life that you feel deserves a Golden Poo of its own, though not on the epic scale of AIG, ThinkGeek has you covered. Order your own tiny golden poo charm for just such an occasion. Carry a pocketful and award them as needed! Attach one to your cell phone for good luck the next time you call the cable company! The possibilities are endless. [ThinkGeek] (Thanks, Adam!) Edit: ThinkGeek is now sold out. For an wide selection of poo bling, look here.

Free Shipping Today At Thinkgeek

Free Shipping Today At Thinkgeek

Free shipping at Think Geek with coupon code CYBERMONDAY. Gawd, is “Cyber Monday” an obnoxious/perverted-sounding name or what? [ThinkGeek] (Thanks to Geoffrey!)

Morning Deals Round-Up: Geeky Disco Camera Bluegrass Nazi Sound Cards

Morning Deals Round-Up: Geeky Disco Camera Bluegrass Nazi Sound Cards

ThinkGeek really has more fun stuff than they should, although for every ‘Tool Logic Office Companion’ there’s a ‘STFU University Tee.’ Should you need to stuff a stocking, nothing says ‘You are pathetic but I will still copulate with you,” like O’Reilly Pillowcases.