The UpStream

KFC Aiming for College Girls' Asses

posted Sunday Sep 26, 2010 by Scott Ertz

KFC Aiming for College Girls' Asses

If your target demographic is males 18-25, where would be the best place to put advertisements for your product? Obviously on the asses of hot girls. This is exactly what KFC has done with their new guerrilla marketing campaign.

If you are a hot college girl and need $500 fast, you too can hand out coupons and wear red fitted sweatpants that read "Double Down" on the back. At least if you go to Spalding University in Louisville. Talk about an EASY $500.

For more on the story, hit the break.

Blockbuster Finally Files for Blockbusting Bankruptcy

posted Sunday Sep 26, 2010 by Nicholas DiMeo

Blockbuster Finally Files for Blockbusting Bankruptcy

This week, Blockbuster finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, asking for protection against its almost $1 billion worth of debt as the video rental company tried to restructure everything. However, the company isn't closing everything down, contrary to probably every store you've seen that has liquidation signs in them. Blockbuster looks to focus on kiosks and online offerings as their main business and wants to keep just a couple of stores open.

Wait, you mean Blockbuster isn't in bankruptcy already? If that's what you, our dear reader, were thinking, then click the break for more!

Sprinkles are Ruining our Country

posted Sunday Sep 26, 2010 by Scott Ertz

Sprinkles are Ruining our Country

Have you sat down recently and considered all of the forms discrimination can come in? Legislation, hate speech, song lyrics and the worst, of course, being cupcakes.

Wait, what? Yes, it's true. According to the owner of Just Cookies, a bakery in Indianapolis, cupcakes can be a major way to discriminate against others, especially the homosexual community. A gay student group from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) wanted to place an order for rainbow frosted cupcakes or cookies and were refused.

To find out exactly what went down, hit the break.

Tea Partiers Chan-ned

posted Sunday Sep 26, 2010 by Scott Ertz

Tea Partiers Chan-ned

We all know that the tea partiers are a vocal people who attract a lot of attention to themselves, whether positive or negative. Usually when people attract a lot of attention to themselves,the Interwebz attack, often in the form of 4chan.

This week, 4chan decided that the Tea Party movement would be a good target of their teenage angst and took it upon themselves to alter the official party website. How better to affect the tea partiers than with porn and racial slurs?

Hit the break to find out the details of the attack.

Sony Ericsson Says Droid Does and Symbian Doesn't

posted Sunday Sep 26, 2010 by Jon Wurm

Sony Ericsson Says Droid Does and Symbian Doesn't

Poor Symbian finds itself almost all alone as on September 24th a Sony Ericsson spokesperson announced that the they would no longer support the Symbian operating system and have also stopped in-house development pertaining to it. "We have no plans for the time being to develop any new products to the Symbian Foundation standard or operating system."

Hit the break to find out more about Sony's Android announcement.

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