Are Hasbro's Easy-Bake Ovens just for girls? Their pink and purple color scheme might suggest so, along with ads and packaging that show only girls playing with the classic toy. Of course, that hasn't stopped generations of pie-curious boys from experimenting with baked goods at a young age.
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Over the course of two seasons, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic has emerged as the kid's cartoon with a far greater audience than just children. Adult fans of the show -- known primarily as Bronies, as well as the less frequent term Pegasisters -- have created their own online forums and fan con ... More >>
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With two weeks to go until San Diego Comic-Con, news about panel appearances is just starting to hit the web. For animation fans, there's a lot in store from networks like Nickelodeon, Cartoon Net ... More >>
Dave BradleyYou thought the old Easy Bake Oven was good enough. You were wrong.
With Congress' recent ground-breaking legislation, baking enthusiasts everywhere now must live with the fear that their lives will never be the same. You guessed it. Due to a bill banning 100 watt light bulbs, Has ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSee more photos in Shannon Cottrell's gallery, "Transformers Fans Gather for BotCon 2011."
One thing we can say with certainty after covering conventions for LA Weekly for the past two-and-a-half years is that whether we're at small events like MacrossWorld or something as la ... More >>
Recently, we brought you Top 10 Men With Meat Names, culled from an online collection of men who share their names with different kinds of animal flesh. It got us thinking, though --Â what about all those gentlemen with vegetables for last names? Where was that amusing website designed exclusively f ... More >>
All photos courtesy of icruiseThe 35 year-old Central Illinois man known as "icruise" has a thing for Jabba the Hutt. By day he is a Japanese-language translator. By night icruise collects anything and everything Jabba, Jabba, Jabba.
Why do you like Jabba so much?
That's kind of a difficult ... More >>
The California Labor Federation has taken campaign attacks to another level. Now available for online users everywhere, "Wall Street Whitman" is an interactive video game mocking gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's record of allegedly slashing jobs.
"You're Wall Street Whitman,"the main m ... More >>
Kotaku today reported that the manufacturer of Scrabble has allowed a major rule change for the new edition of the game: it will allow proper nouns.
We got all excited at the prospect of racking up the points with formerly verboten words like Xasthur, Dethklok, Bathory, Vikernes, Barathrum, ... More >>