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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Top 5 Weirdest Chewing Gum Flavors

    When Roald Dahl featured chewing gum that tasted like a three-course meal in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, marketing executives took note. The spectrum of chewing gum flavors has broadened tenfold since the book's publication, sometimes not for the better. Here are five flavors readily availabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Top 5 Grocery Products I Wish Existed In Real Life

    In a world that contains dulce de leche Cheerios, peppermint patty-flavored coffee creamer and vegan mayonnaise, it's hard to imagine needing, let alone wanting, greater variety in foodstuffs. Yet still I do. Here are my top products I wish actually could be bought in a supermarket. 5. Cashew Butte ... More >>

  • Film

    May 10, 2012

    Tim Burton's Dark Shadows

    Johnny Depp plays a vampire family-man

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Culture

    December 22, 2011

    The Film Issue

    Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.

  • Film

    June 16, 2011

    The Whitest Kids U Don't Want to Know

    Dull teens, timid movie give adolescence a bad name, in Art.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Save Ferris: Pop-Culture Origins Of 16 Famous Band Names

    Groovehouse​This one's for the pop-culture junkies. For those who, like us, are tickled by all forms of pop media, whether it be literature, film or music... this list encompasses them all. A surprisingly high quantity of bands have named themselves after books, songs, and films; some are obvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Like You Didn't See That Nicolas Cage Thing Coming

    This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.​Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Top Five Food-Themed Children's Books

    ​With a glut of adult food memoirs on the market, it's easy to forget that some children's book rank among the best culinary literature. Here are my Top Five Food-Themed Children's Books. 5. Stone Soup (Marcia Brown). A wonderful lesson in collective cooking, Stone Soup recounts how visiting ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2010

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Sweets for the not-so-sweet

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    For Groundhog Day -- The Five Best Movie Rodents

    February 2 marks that special days in Western civilization, in which we commemorate the mystical powers of a being emerging from a hole in the ground. No, I'm not talking about Easter, but rather Groundhog Day. And what better way to mark the annual resurrection of Punxsutawney Phil then listing som ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006
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