Christmas toys: a rethink on pink?

7 12 2010





Rejoice, feminists everywhere. Ding dong, the wicked pink princess is dead. Well, not quite. But almost. This week the campaign group Pink Stinks launched its conclusions a year on from its “anti-pink” crusade against the Early Learning Centre (ELC). It reports – with cautious optimism – that the pink tide seems to be receding in this year’s Christmas catalogue.

The i-Dawdler

2 02 2010

The Guardian’s Charlie Brooker says the I-Pad could be

“the world’s first utterly dedicated timewasting device:
an electronic sedative to rival diazepam, alcohol or television.
If Apple can convince us of that, it’s got itself a hit.”