That Overdue ‘Twilight’ Book & DVD Could Get You Arrested

That Overdue ‘Twilight’ Book & DVD Could Get You Arrested

For more than four years we’ve been telling you about libraries turning to the police to crack down on overdue items, and yet some book-borrowing people out there have not gotten the message. Thus, a woman in New Mexico recently spent a night in jail because she spent two years not returning a copy of sparkly vampire novel Twilight and the DVD of one of the films in the series. [More]

New Line Of Prepaid Debit Cards Target Teens With Cartoon Designs

New Line Of Prepaid Debit Cards Target Teens With Cartoon Designs

Just days after the Kardashian Kard got cut, a new line of “Myplash” prepaid debit cards targeting teen consumers is here, bedecked with cutesy cartoon characters and Twilight stars. [More]

Woman Sues Movie Theater After Being Arrested For Filming Twilight Scenes

Woman Sues Movie Theater After Being Arrested For Filming Twilight Scenes

A woman who was arrested last November during a screening of whatever Twilight movie was in theaters at the time has filed suit against the movie chain. She says that she only filmed two short sequences, the opening credits and a moment when her “favorite actor” took off his shirt. Wisely, she does not say in her lawsuit whether she’s Team Beefcake or Team Emo, or my niece would possibly go ballistic. [More]

Pondering Consumerism: Which Is The Stupider Line To Be In?

Pondering Consumerism: Which Is The Stupider Line To Be In?

Over at reddit they are pondering these two photos, and asking themselves which line is more pathetic. They don’t really have an organized poll going on so we thought we’d help. [More]

Twilight's Carlisle Cullen Named Wealthiest Fictional Character

Twilight's Carlisle Cullen Named Wealthiest Fictional Character

Forget that boring Fortune 500 list, with its Walmarts, oil companies and lack of vampires. The better list was released this week by Forbes, the one that not only includes vampires, but puts a bloodsucker squarely on top of the list. [More]

Edward Cullen Man Pillow: Eternally Yours For Just $45

Edward Cullen Man Pillow: Eternally Yours For Just $45

“For all the twilight crazed lonely women in the world, Edward Cullen is finally here to be with you and only you,” the product description of the Edward Cullen mannlow begins. Is that a promise, or a threat? Yes, mortals who pine after a fictional and emotionally abusive but sparkly vampire have their own answer to the Girlfriend Pillow. [More]

Twilight Producers Get Into Documentary, Lawsuit Business Simultaneously

Twilight Producers Get Into Documentary, Lawsuit Business Simultaneously

Apparently, the most dangerous creatures stalking the lush woodlands of Forks, Washington — the real-life town that’s also the setting for the insanely popular Twilight series of books and movies — aren’t the hunky teen vampires with sparkly skin or shirtless Native American werewolves, but documentary filmmakers that dare to tread on the feet of the films’ producers. [More]

Consumerist Videodrome #2: The "New Moon" Felons

Consumerist Videodrome #2: The "New Moon" Felons

Is loving New Moon a crime? It is, if you accidentally tape it during your sister’s surprise birthday party at the movie theater. Plus, how you will end up paying for Hulu after the Comcast/NBC merger, Oscar Meyer shaved meat, subprime loan gangstas, and a pacifier you might choke on. Now that we have a video show, what should my signoff be? Leave your thoughts in the comments. [More]

Chase Marketing Credit Cards To The "Twilight" Demographic… And Creeping Them Out

Chase Marketing Credit Cards To The "Twilight" Demographic… And Creeping Them Out

Reader Chloe is a teenager, a college freshman, and she is creeped out by the ads for Chase credit cards that keep popping up on Facebook. Why? Because they want to give her “points” toward Twilight books in exchange for applying for, and using a student credit card.

The Hits Keep Coming: Hot Topic Is Selling Another Eerily Familiar Design

The Hits Keep Coming: Hot Topic Is Selling Another Eerily Familiar Design

We really hope there’s a good explanation for this. Hot Topic is selling Twilight perfume, a fragrance that comes in a bottle very similar to Nina, by Nina Ricci.