Earlier this month, several members of the New York Observer staff took one for the team and tried out AeroShot Pure Energy, a “breathable caffeine product” that Senator Chuck Schumer has been campaigning to outlaw. It didn’t go so well.
Yet despite the liveblogging of our panic attack and possible allergic reactions to the products, the company behind AeroShot sent us more of their products, including their line of Le Whif “Whiffable Chocolate Powder.” This time, we videotaped the results. For science!
Since you won’t get mail on Monday, Columbus Day actually does count as a real holiday! But not according to Hollywood, we guess: Instead of flooding the market with ample choices for moviegoers this weekend, only one film gets a nationwide release. That’s fine for us, though; perhaps it means all of you slackers who Read More
Who knew killing zombies was such a lucrative business? Zombieland squished the competition at the box office this weekend, placing first with an estimated $25 million. That gives the horror-zombie-comedy hybrid the second highest opening for a zombie-related film, behind only Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead remake. Elsewhere on the Read More
How do we know fall is officially here? Because not only are the temperatures dropping—we needed to pull out shirts with long sleeves this week, people!—but the movies are finally getting good. Four potential gems hit theaters today, and as usual, there is something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide Read More
With the Arrested Development movie firmly ensconced as the Sasquatch of film projects, forever-taunting fans with glimpses and false positives—get excited: apparently the script is being worked on right this second!—thank goodness for small favors like Whip It. Drew Barrymore’s sunny grrlpower romp, which easily qualifies as one of the best movies we’ve Read More