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22 Dec 2011 01:13


Music: Rapper Slim Dunkin possibly killed over stolen piece of candy

  • The information we’re getting, it’s unconfirmed, but witnesses are saying this whole thing started over a piece of candy.
  • Atlanta homicide detective David Quinn • Discussing the death of rapper Slim Dunkin, an affiliate of Waka Flocka Flame who was shot and killed during an altercation last week at an Atlanta recording studio. Sources say that Dunkin, born Mario Hamilton, stole a piece of candy from another man, a scene which escalated quickly, leading to the rapper getting shot in the chest. Reportedly over a piece of candy. What a shame. source

14 Jan 2010 11:04


Biz: Hey bookies, looking to bet on who gets Cadbury? Look here

  • 66% the odds that Cadbury goes to Kraft, who will produce a Vegemite-flavored Cadbury Egg for Australia
  • 15% the odds that Cadbury goes to Hershey, which is half the size but knows how to mix chocolate and peanut butter
  • 19% the odds that Cadbury doesn’t go with either suitor and decides to lay its own Cadbury Eggs source

12 Jan 2010 11:00


Biz: Kraft/Cadbury merger: Chocolate & cheese candy bar closer to reality

  • Kraft only needs to improve their offer slightly to push through the deal. Kraft’s hostile takeover seems closer to reality than ever despite the fact that Cadbury had a solid 2009. Kraft needs to work fast, though – they have seven days to raise their offer to something a little more crumbelievable. source

05 Jan 2010 10:37


Biz: Kraft wants Cadbury bad. Warren Buffett thinks it’s unhealthy.

  • Berkshire Hathaway owns 9.4% of Kraft’s stock, so they should take heed. Kraft has been in unhealthy pursuit of the candy company for months, and just sweetened the deal again to convince them to go for it. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, however, warned Kraft they wouldn’t be voting for the purchase, calling it a “blank check” and saying Kraft’s stock is too valuable for a purchase like this. Too Velveeta-like in texture. source

22 Nov 2009 12:02


Biz: It’s like everyone wants a freaking Cadbury egg

  • Kraft They made a unsolicited bid for the candy-maker, and then they made another one. Crumbelievable.
  • Hershey They saw what Kraft was doing and want to get chocolate in their peanut butter – with backup from another investor.
  • Nestle Now they want to lay a finger on Cadbury’s Butterfinger. And they might just be the backup Hershey’s needs. source

09 Nov 2009 09:20


Biz: Another takeover try: Kraft Foods must really want a Cadbury Egg

  • $16.7 billion Kraft Foods’ first hostile takeover try back in September; it was spurned by investors
  • $16.3 billion Kraft Foods’ second hostile takeover try just today; it also was spurned by investors source

20 Sep 2009 21:11


Offbeat: Cocaine isn’t candy, as one stupid criminal quickly learned

  • cause A Newark guy hides cocaine in his son’s coat (idiot), saying it was candy (o_O) and then sends the kid to daycare (YOU MORON!)
  • effect The 4-year-old does exactly what you’d expect a 4-year-old with candy would do: He handed it out. Three were hospitalized. source