• Wary Of The “Next Warby” Crunch Network

    Wary Of The “Next Warby”

    Warby Parker is astonishingly successful, whether you judge it by the rave reviews of customers, its valuation or, more impressively, by the number of startups that compare themselves to the iconic eyeglass innovator. Over the last couple of years, I’ve met with dozens of entrepreneurs who have pitched themselves as the “Warby of ________.” Read More

  • Contest: Shave The Pain Away For V-Day

    Gillette, everyone’s favorite company, is offering you, everyone’s favorite readers, a little V-Day gift. What does it include? How about: $100 AMEX gift card for a romantic dinner A heart-shaped box of chocolates Gillette Fresh + Clean Body Wash in two new scents, Arctic Ice and Cool Wave that extend just-out-of-the-shower freshness beyond the shower Gillette Odor Shield… Read More

  • Gillette, with 83 blades per razor, has John Cena and Chris Jericho shooting about how great shaving is

    Oh now this is rich. Gillette—I think they’re up to 44 blades per razor now—has teamed up with WWE to promote the dark art of male grooming. Why should you care? I don’t know, perhaps you enjoy “social networking” and all that? Maybe you still watch WWE, long after The Rock quit, and long after Triple H… nope, wait, he’s still main eventing (with… Read More

  • Phantom Night In NYC

    I was lucky enough to attend the unveiling of the new Gillette Fusion Power Phantom a couple weeks back in NYC and it was hot. Katherine McPhee from American Idol was there and I finally got to play the PS3 (what a letdown). Oh. And they have razors. Five blades and micro-pulses are the only way to shave. Now, wrapped in black. What we won’t do to look at young women with… Read More