Discovering how Salty Road makes their freaking delicious taffy has weakened my resolve to stick to my diet. The only thing saving me is that I'm currently in Canada, putting the company's confections well out of reach.
Media critic Parker Molloy is a friend and former colleague of mine, but I'm also a genuine fan of her newsletter The Present Age. Molloy has a great talent for seeing through the BS of hype and panic, with simple, level-headed examinations that cut to the core of every issue. In the latest edition of… READ THE REST
Just on the eve of All Hallow's Eve, Chicago-based Ferrara Candy was targeted by mischievous spirits bent on destroying the spirit of Halloween. Ferrara is the factory that produces candy corn for Brach's, which makes them responsible for 85% of the country's candy corn market share. But, according to The Chicago Tribune, someone out there… READ THE REST
Yasuzo Masumura's "Giants and Toys" (1958, color) is a funny and satirical look at go-go, post WWII Japan. This unblinking look at corporate values and pop culture is colorful, kooky, and sardonically dark. Three caramel companies slug it out in the 1950's cut-throat world of candy selling. Who will win the loyalty of the fickle… READ THE REST
With the increase in wildfires, hurricanes, and a world-wide pandemic hitting us this past year, it's safe to say that having an accessible and smart survival kit has become necessary. The GetxGo® emergency kit is packed with over 40 smartly organized and modernized essentials. The GO kit has everything you need to support your on-the-go… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's nothing more important to your overall well-being than the health of your teeth. Not only does daily dental maintenance keep your chompers healthy for years to come, but you'll also… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Thought the shopping season was over? Time to think again. Cyber Monday is meant to be the digital version of Black Friday, but physical tech also gets plenty of love nowadays.… READ THE REST