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15 Ridiculous Summer Toys You'd Have To Be Stupid Rich -- But Mainly Stupid -- To Buy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

For some people, a simple pool float or Slip'N Slide just isn't going to cut it. If you're looking to drop some serious cash on a summer toy that p...

Chris Harnick

Why Betty White Will Never Retire | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.12.2013 | TV

Betty White has no plans to retire and leave TV behind. "Why should I retire from something I love so much? I'm blessed with good health; I'm bless...

11 Hilarious Products That No One Could Possibly Need (Even Rich People)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We love stupid products. Stupid retro products, ridiculous generic products, inappropriate children's products, and so on. But there's nothing we love...

Sharper Image Brand Lives On In Licensed Products

New York Times | Eric Taub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fans of ionic air cleaners and fogless shaving mirrors rejoice: The Sharper Image is back. The gadget retailer, which filed for bankruptcy protection...

An Old Friend Passes

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Retail establishments of great long standing are closing all over the place, and represent more than just a bunch of mercantile establishments going the way of all flesh. They are part of who we are.

Bankrupt Sharper Image No Longer Accepts Gift Cards

Consumerist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite issuing a press release claiming that they will "continue to conduct business as usual," The Shaper Image has suspended redemption of all gift...

Two Gift Retailers File for Bankruptcy

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A weak holiday season and a struggling economy led retailers Sharper Image Corp. and Lillian Vernon Corp. to file for bankruptcy this...