The Compendium: 5 June

  • PopPress
  • June 5, 2015
The Compendium: 5 June

It’s finally come to this. Contently has created a quiz which tells you which brand you’re most like.

A Kickstarter for New Zealand’s very first cat café, The Cat Lounge, has emerged. For just $35,000, 10 to 15 of the cuddliest, smoochiest cats and kittens around will installed in Auckland, just waiting for you to drop by for a coffee.

Other countries don’t stop with cats. Kotaku reported an explosion of owl cafes in Japan over the summer of 2013, while Café Marriage takes the cake for the most unusual gimmick – “kabe-don.” From what we understand, kabe-don is when a man punches a wall out of frustration, but in a romantic way. It’s performed at the café by a robot called Mr Marriage. Just watch the video.

Kiwi illustrator Giselle Clarkson released this webcomic just in time for duck shooting season. It’s about ducks, morality, and how you can get away with anything if your Gran is scary enough.

Arrested Westeros brings together two beloved TV shows. What’s not to like?

This creepy, creepy animation was made in Soviet Russia. It’s based on a story by American early science fiction author Ray Bradbury, There Will Come Soft Rains.

Brand jingles by brand products.

A letter to summer. 

What politicians are really saying. 

An elephant shrew singing Queen.

A very intense peptalk.

 

John Oliver takes on Australia.

An ad made of father's tears.

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Would you like sauce with that?

  • PopPress
  • July 21, 2017
Would you like sauce with that?

In order to work around Chicagoans stubborn sense of identity and pride, Heinz has come out with a brand new product called 'Chicago Dog Sauce' which is basically—you guessed it—ketchup in disguise.

Read more
Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2015 Tangible Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit