No Comment: The Singapore-Mentos Hookup

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Every August 9, Singapore celebrates National Day, a commemoration of when the country gained its independence from Malaysia in 1965. And now, thanks to the mint brand Mentos, Singaporeans have another event to celebrate on August 9: National Night. Inspired by the country’s decreasing birth rate, Mentos teamed up with the Singaporean government to produce […]

No Comment: Grilled Cheese and a Side of Trivialization

Chops and Hops (Revised Photo)

What’s up with the food industry trivializing domestic violence? Last February, a passerby snapped a photo of a chalkboard (top) in the window of Smiths, a Philadelphia bar and restaurant that provides “friendly yet stellar service.” The not-so-friendly chalkboard read: “I like my beer like I like my violence … Domestic.” A month later, Chops & Hops in […]