book author holding her book up caption 'yet another reason to be mad at harpercollins' 'this is my book How to Excavate a Heart' (l) author greenscreen TikTok over Barnes and Noble website listing her book as 'How to Excavate a Heart: A Christmas, Hanukkah and Holiday Book' caption 'on every single retailer is now 'How to Excavate a Heart' (c) Author speaking caption 'it is not a Christmas book' (r)

‘I’m gonna give you another reason to be extremely mad at HarperCollins’: Author says HarperCollins rebranded her lesbian Jewish romance novel as a Christmas story

'The way I GASPED at the new title.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘How do I make this about me?’: CEO posts crying selfie after laying-off his employees on LinkedIn

'Sorry but tears dont pay the bills.'

On Aug 10, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

woman speaking outside (l) head silhouette with lightbulbs coming out of head hand silhouette reaching from right to steal lightbulb (c) woman speaking outside thumb pointing to her (r)

‘It’s cause they want to steal your ideas’: After applying for over 350 social media jobs, TikToker calls out employers who ask for work before hiring

'So here I am, trying to be a freaking influencer because maybe that will get me hired.'

On Jul 10, 2022 by Melody Heald

black woman talking to the viewer in front of ice cream (l) walmart logo (c) woman grimacing (r)

‘This is a marketing strategy’: Walmart under fire for commercialized Juneteenth products

'My cholesterol telling me it's a marketing strategy'

On May 25, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

Dark forest shadows and trees with internet symbol and 'The Lost History of the Internet'

Viral marketing campaigns that helped shape the internet as we know it

Did you get duped by the fake lore promoting 'The Blair Witch Project?'

On Nov 12, 2021 by Stacey Ritzen

SMART NORTH FLORIDA with stylized 'M' made of three upright bars that resemble an 'H'

Non-profit departs Twitter after internet realizes its new logo looks like a shart

'Y’all shart the bed on this one.'

On Sep 15, 2021 by Claire Goforth

'holy guacamole, you're going to avo baby' card with 'congratulations!!! I'm so excited for you! I hope you like these. Jenny B' inside

Why women are getting mysterious greeting cards from ‘Jenny B.’

It's all part of an obscure scheme.

On Jan 17, 2020 by Samantha Grasso


The construction dad Instagram influencer was just an elaborate marketing stunt

It's a marketing stunt for a coffee shop.

On Jun 13, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan

sour patch kids cereal

People are divided on Sour Patch Kids cereal

At least it's not Garbage Pail Kids cereal?

On Nov 16, 2018 by David Britton

googly eye fish market

Store busted for putting googly eyes on old fish to make them look fresher

Googly eyes will never not be funny.

On Sep 4, 2018 by David Britton

ihop restaurant sign

IHOb changes its name back to IHOP—to the surprise of no one

Please stop playing with our emotions like this IHOP.

On Jul 11, 2018 by David Britton

hot dog water

This ‘Hot Dog Water’ was a joke—but people bought it anyway


On Jun 22, 2018 by Stacey Ritzen

IHOP logo changes to IHOB

People are not on board with IHOP’s transition to IHOb

This is what the 'b' stands for?!?

On Jun 11, 2018 by David Britton


5 online marketing classes to help you smash the competition

The bank can keep their student loans.

On Mar 14, 2018 by Marisa Losciale

social media marketing

Master every social media platform with this intensive marketing toolkit

Learn resume-boosting skills, without paying top dollar.

On Jan 26, 2018 by The Daily Dot Bazaar