Black Friday violence has become just as much of a holiday tradition as turkey on Thanksgiving. If you turned on the TV Friday morning and you saw the reports of guns, stampedes, and hair-pulling. This year we also saw a lot of pepper spray since that’s the weapon of the moment. Even if you stayed home you might not have been safe from the madness of black Friday; you still probably caught a commercial playing “Friday,” and now have the ear worm stuck in your head yet again. Here are some of the scariest scenes from yesterday’s “competitive shopping.” More
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Just because you weren’t up to braving the crazy black Friday crowds doesn’t mean you can’t still give some great gifts this holiday. Here are some Etsy alternatives to the deals you missed out on Friday. More
Merry Christmas! Your three favorite things, Rebecca Black, Kohls, and Black Friday have teamed up to make one super-thing. And it’s an ad, featuring a “clever” riff on R. Black’s infamous song. Guys, your mom’s totally a meme now! More
If your post-Thanksgiving shopping tales give your friends shivers, don’t forget to comment on our Black Friday post! The winner gets several of the products we were drooling over, including Canned Unicorn Meat, Philosophy’s Spicy Gumdrop bubble bath, Agraria Luxury Bath Bars, an official Sex and the City scarf from HBO, two pairs of awesome headphones from UrbanEars and Wicked Empire, and an awesome hat from Armani Exchange. Contest ends at 5 p.m. EST today, and we’ll be announcing the winner tomorrow. Save yourself some Christmas shopping and comment! More
Don’t Forget To Win Some Belated Black Friday Gifts! - Tell us your horror stories about post-Thanksgiving shopping in the comments for our 50 Under $50 Gift Guide, because the best (worst) tale will get several of the items we featured! How cool is that? (Very cool.)
We’ve already shown you 25 cute gifts you can buy for under $25 on Black Friday without ever leaving the house. Now let’s push that up a notch: We’ve found another 25 gifts that are under $50, and still don’t require any movement on your part! That’s right, no getting trampled by hoards of people as you try to get through Best Buy’s doors at 5 a.m.! This black Friday, why don’t you just stay in your pajamas, have a cup of tea, and check out these awesome items that you can buy with a click of a button!
And don’t forget: leave your horror stories about Black Friday in the comments section on this post! Winner gets a grab bag of gifts from our Friday guides! More
Does Lori Davenport, the insane Best Buy fan whose family has already camped out in the parking lot, realize it’s only Tuesday? Is she aware she’s still got three nights to go before the Black Friday sale? And what she’s planning to do for Thanksgiving, eat her kids? Here’s what Lori has to say about the experience:
“To us it’s more about being first and having the whole experience of what this brings to you. We never thought that we needed to be first for any sort of firstness, just for our own firstness to make ourselves happy that we accomplished something that was a personal goal.” More
Thanksgiving is coming this Thursday. And you know what that makes the day after that: Black Friday. Black Friday is the annual party that takes place when countless retailers open their doors to crazed shoppers who will run around picking up whatever low priced products they can stick in their carts, put under their shirts or nab from passersby. Except it’s less like a party and more like a nightmare.
All around the web I’ve been picking up tips on how to “deal with” Black Friday.
But the most important, best piece of advice is usually left out. And it’s quite simple: Stay the fuck home. More
Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale headed out for some Black Friday shopping this weekend. They stopped at a Bloomingdales and browsed through hundreds of on-sale items under the watchful eye of store security. +3 and video …