Unlike Coke, Pepsi's design has to change with the times. Assessing the new bottle's youth appeal.
A few days ago we took a look at the special Passover edition of Coca-Cola. In the interests of giving equal time to both combatants in the cola wars, OMFG now turns its attention to Pepsi, which has just announced a new bottle design—the company's first in 17 years. READ MORE >>
An Unscientific Taste Test
Why is this time of year different from all other times of year? Because this is the one time when the interests of observant Jews and the interests of serious foodies—and especially Coca-Cola fans—converge. READ MORE >>
The one-story houses were painted aqua, violet, orange, pistachio. I spoke to the taxi driver in broken Spanish. I was becoming a priest, I told him, God willing—Soy un sacerdote (the tense wrong, the article unnecessary, the r rolled too strong)— as we drove over ruts, pot holes, and alongside hungry dogs. Much of the taxi’s interior had been removed. Time slowed that summer in San Pedro Sula. Around the rotary, legless men shook their tambourines, epileptics convulsed, and the blind tapped their sticks READ MORE >>
On a Monday in late February, I received a Facebook message from a Syrian activist notifying me that a demonstration was due to start in half an hour in a heavily guarded section of Damascus. The occasion was a funeral, and so the protest was likely to be large. “Two of the five martyrs are children, and funeral processions for children are always big,” the message explained. READ MORE >>
Okay, we've been puzzling a little while now over the new Herman Cain quote to beat all Herman Cain quotes: “I am the Koch brothers’ brother from another mother...And proud of it.” READ MORE >>
[Guest Post by Simon van Zuylen-Wood] Well, we can’t ignore him any longer. Lost in the flurry of Ponzi schemes and shotgun HPV testing, Herman Cain has quietly crept onto the leaderboard of the GOP presidential field with an upset in last week’s Florida Straw Poll and a strong third-place showing in a recent Fox News survey. READ MORE >>