Credit to Amazon reviewer Sam_One, who noticed "something weird" going on back in May:
Something weird seems to be going on with Warner Bros. pre-orders. Loads of them are not available anymore, and all of them were removed pretty much at the same time (I had several of them in my "Saved for Later" list. This includes most releases of 300: Rise of an Empire, The Nutty Professor Box Set, The Man who knew too little, Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Vol. 3 etc. etc. All of them Warner releases, some of them pretty big.
Today, the Times confirms that Amazon has stopped accepting pre-orders for Warner movies, [...]
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In most suburban homes, you wouldn't be surprised to find an array of dusty objects—pencil sharpeners, empty milk bottles, skateboards, air fresheners and perhaps a Mr. Potato Head—tucked into corners of spare bedrooms. In Andrew Marietta's house, in Cooperstown, New York, this stuff shares a common theme: September 11, 2001.
Marietta is the owner of one of the world's largest private collections of September 11 memorabilia. Stored in boxes scattered around his home are 1500 to 2000 objects originally produced by companies to commemorate the event. Many of these items are strange in their ordinariness: Marietta's collection includes not just plaques [...]
I'm not sure whether the soundtrack to this post should be Dire Straits' "Telegraph Road" or Talking Heads' "Nothing But Flowers," but either way it's worth a read.
Hurry up, guys, you've only got until November 8th to pick up your limited-edition Brooks Brothers "Mad Men" suit. The "hand-finished, American-made suit is made from gray sharkskin fabric and its two-button jacket features narrow lapels, diagonal pockets and side vents," and will surely be a big hit with anyone who cannot distinguish a television character from reality. Failing that, you can always pick up a pair of those jeans that make your dick look bigger.