Author archives: Christine Rousselle

'Eat More Kale'? No Way, Says Chick-fil-A

Kale, the leafy green food formerly best known as a plate decoration, underwent somewhat of a renaissance in the past year. Kale’s surge in popularity naturally came along with merchandising ideas, and one Vermont artist/kale enthusiast is getting an interesting lesson about copyright law as a result. Bo Muller-Moore, a folk artist from Montpelier, VT, designed a shirt with the slogan “Eat More Kale.” Chick-fil-A, a fast-food chain that does not have any locations in Vermont, argued that “Eat More Kale” is too similar to their slogan “eat mor chikin.”

World's Largest Indoor Ice Complex Coming to NYC

On Tuesday, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a $275 million deal that would change Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center — a 750,000 sq. ft. winter sports facility, complete with nine regulation playing surfaces on two levels. The center is designed to host ice shows and tournaments. The main rink will have seating for 5,000 people, and the center may be used as a practice […]

Shockingly Sexist 'Avengers' Shirts (VIDEO)

Disney recently came under fire for a new line of Avengers t-shirts. The boy’s t-shirt was emblazoned with the slogan “BE A HERO,” while the girl’s version of the shirt took the damsel-in-distress approach–it said “I NEED A HERO.” Not okay, Disney.

Following public outcry, the girls shirt is no longer available for sale.