What Fictional Products Do You Wish Were Real?

What Fictional Products Do You Wish Were Real?

Re-watching the Back to the Future movies recently, I remembered how deeply the tween me once longed for a hover board like the one Michael J. Fox races around the Hill Valley of 2015. While it’s unlikely that we’ll see a real hover board on the market in the next five years, the 30-something me still wants one. [More]

Attention Kmart Shoppers: There's A Special On Tom Hanks In Aisle 8

Attention Kmart Shoppers: There's A Special On Tom Hanks In Aisle 8

Mr. Tom Hanks, voice of Woody in Toy Story 3 just posted this picture of himself in a Kmart, dressed up like he works there, holding a Woody doll. He’s apparently filming a movie called Larry Crowne in which he plays someone who works retail. We can’t help but be a little saddened that this isn’t real. Why can’t Tom Hanks work at Kmart? Why? Why? Why? [More]

13 Headlines The Consumerist Editors Wish They Could Write

13 Headlines The Consumerist Editors Wish They Could Write

Here at the Consumerist we get a lot of emails requesting more “happy stories.” While we wait for some to happen, here are 13 headlines we would love to write. They are in no particular order.