Tag Archive 'just_plain_stupid'

What’s New: Coffee for Morons

Posted by TheShot on 21 Nov 2007 | Filed under: Coffee Health, Consumer Trends

If you ever wondered the depths at which some people can profit from human stupidity, today’s San Francisco Chronicle underscored the point: What’s New: Fortified organic coffee. (Thanks, Cindy Lee, for spreading the unchecked stupidity.) Yes, that “healthy coffee” thing, where foolish lemmings leap off cliffs in blind faith and obedience over health claims made […]

VitaBrew, enters fight against Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, and All Other Ailments Beginning with ‘A’ with a Free Certified GNC and Eight O’ Clock Coffee Snake Oil recipe

Posted by TheShot on 04 Jul 2007 | Filed under: Coffee Health, Consumer Trends

Will coffee marketing atrocities never cease? Of course not! Forget the transdermal patch, apparently the drug delivery mechanism of choice today is your good old cup of joe: WebWire | VitaBrew, enters fight against Osteoporosis and Diabetes type 2 with a Free Certified GNC and Eight O’ Clock Coffee Healthy Coffee recipe. I swear, I […]

Coffee Sugar Sex Magik

Posted by TheShot on 24 Feb 2006 | Filed under: Coffee Health, Consumer Trends

It’s no wonder why health care is in shambles in this country. Every two-bit researcher with a corporate-sponsored grant proposal collects their check, publishes their paper, and some low-wage PR grunt in their administrative office issues a press release. Major media, given their rip-and-read reporting laziness and blissful ignorance of science, publishes every piece of […]

Coffee or sex? Why not both?

Posted by TheShot on 12 Feb 2006 | Filed under: Consumer Trends

A recent survey indicated that, for 42% of the population, coffee is more than or equally important in any given week as sex: Coffee or sex? Why not both? Given the coffee quality most people are still drinking, I feel an immense amount of sympathy for many girlfriends, boyfriends, husbands, and wives in this country. […]