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  1. seasons greetings
    This Holiday Season, You Don’t Not Need Cake-Flavored White PepsiChristmas Cola is coming to town in Japan, even if you’ve been nice this year.
  2. keeping up with the kardashian gaffes
    Kendall Jenner Thinks Her Life ‘Is Over’ After Pepsi Commercial FiascoWe all make mistakes. But not many that involve multinational beverage corporations.
  3. mergers and acquisitions
    Pepsi Is Reportedly in Talks to Buy Vita CocoThe king of coconut water has claimed it’s worth $1 billion.
  4. Kendall Jenner Totally Feels Bad About That Pepsi Ad, Okay?According to sister Kim Kardashian.
  5. whyyy?
    Pepsi Has Released a Cinnamon-Flavored Soda Tragically Called ‘Fire’Right now, it’s quarantined as a Slurpee flavor at 7-Eleven.
  6. but what would don draper think?
    Alec Baldwin Implores You Not to Blame Kendall Jenner for Pepsi AdWho you should blame is … America.
  7. Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad Is Reportedly Off-Limits at CoachellaDon’t try it.
  8. sugar rush
    Mountain Dew Spill Creates ‘Huge Foaming Event’ at Pepsi PlantIt triggered the state’s Pollution Emergency Alert System.
  9. roll clip!
    Saturday Night Live Takes on Pepsi Ad, Kendall Jenner“We’re just kind of using them to sell soda? Right. Gonna be bad.”
  10. last night on late night
    The Director Behind That Awful Pepsi Commercial Gets Belated Wake-up Call on SNL“So we’re just kind of using them … to sell soda … ”
  11. badvertising
    An Extra From Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad Kind of Defended the Commercial“It’s like, I was just doing my job. They asked me to be in the commercial.”
  12. Ad-World Insiders on How the Hell That Pepsi Ad Got Made“This ad was the least relatable piece of communication I’ve ever seen.”
  13. select all
    Can’t Imagine Why Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi-Can Move Didn’t Work for This ActivistThe stunt comes one day after Pepsi pulled its tone-deaf ad.
  14. bad pr
    Pepsi Pulls Its Protest Ad, Apologizes to Kendall Jenner“Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly, we missed the mark.”
  15. the revolution will be branded
    Pepsi Is Pulling Their Controversial Kendall Jenner Protest AdThe spot was widely criticized as being tone-deaf.
  16. select all
    Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner Ad Sparks Mass Mobilization of Mean, Funny TweetsTwitter had plenty to say about Kendall Jenner handing a can of Pepsi to a police officer at a protest.
  17. the revolution will be branded
    The Best Tweets About Pepsi’s Terrible Kendall Jenner Protest AdPeople have taken to social media to call out the brand.
  18. pop lives matter
    Pepsi Claims Its Kendall Jenner Protest Ad Is About a ‘Spirit of Harmony’The commercial co-opts protest imagery to sell the product.
  19. the revolution will be branded
    Kendall Jenner Uses the Trump Backlash to Sell PepsiTone-deaf advertising reaches bold new heights.
  20. costume designers
    This Japanese Jude Law Pepsi Ad Beat Beyoncé’s ‘Hold Up’ for a Costume AwardOnly the Costume Designers Guild could pit the Young Pope against Beyoncé.
  21. still the 80s
    You Can Blame Soda Brands for the Rise of Product Placement in EntertainmentCoke’s 1982 acquisition of Columbia Pictures inspired the soda giant to double down on product integration.
  22. corporate sponsorship
    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Talks Beyoncé and Pepsi“Do not take two million dollars from Pepsi and be a role model for young girls.”
  23. comebacks
    Crystal Pepsi Actually Coming Back This SummerAs hard as it is to believe, the ’90s soda will begin hitting North American stores in July.
  24. super bowl commercials
    Janelle Monáe Dances to Madonna in Super Bowl AdDon’t aim for second best.
  25. Oh Please Why?
    Pepsi Warns It’s Opening a Kola-Themed NYC RestaurantA company exec threatens: “This isn’t a pop-up. This is something much bigger than that.”
  26. Health Concerns
    Big Soda’s New Trick Is Charging Lazy Americans More for Smaller CansThe industry actually sold less by volume last year, but profits stayed the same.
  27. Comebacks
    Crystal Pepsi Is Back — Sort OfYou’ll have to enter a contest to get some.
  28. Let's Make A Deal
    Coke and Pepsi Are Both Trying to Purchase Part of Chobani YogurtEither deal will reportedly value the company at $3 billion.
  29. Tie-Ins
    Pepsi Is Releasing a Collectible Version of Back to the Future’sOn October 21, of course.
  30. Health Concerns
    Everyone Officially Figures Out Soda Is TerribleBig Soda is winning policy battles, but it’s losing the war with consumers.
  31. Comebacks
    Prepare Yourself for Crystal Pepsi’s ComebackIt’s a full-on ‘90s-soda revival.
  32. Getting Crafty
    Pepsi Has a New Line of Wild-Sounding Craft Sodas“Stubborn Soda” comes in flavors like lemon berry açaí and black cherry with tarragon.
  33. Doritofied
    Taco Bell Testing Quesadilla Served With Crushed Flamin’ Hot FritosThe dip is the chips.
  34. Marketing Gimmicks
    Pepsi Will Trot Out ‘Real Sugar’ Sodas This SummerWe prefer Cheerwine.
  35. The Chain Gang
    15 Food Petitions of Incredible Significance You Should Probably Sign Now“I used to treat my kids to Starbucks scones once a month, now there is nothing they like.”
  36. Doritofied
    They’re Serving Free Mountain Dew–Cured Bacon Tacos in Bryant ParkToday was the day the world learned about Tostitos “street tacos” with Kickstart Mountain Dew Chicken.
  37. Health Concerns
    Pepsi’s Caramel Coloring Still Contains CarcinogensMaybe Pepsi can’t beat the real thing, after all.
  38. Doritofied
    The Doritofied Future of Chain Restaurants Begins NowChains are adding new Doritos-themed items to their menus as soon as 2015.
  39. Soda Wars
    Nobody Wants to Buy SodaStreamPepsi and Coke aren’t interested.
  40. 4-Mel
    Pepsi Unhelpfully Still Filled With Pesky CarcinogenThe news is particularly bad for those who drink 1,000 cans of soda a day (or more).
  41. The Fakeness
    Pizza Drones and Hands-Free Whopper Holders: How Fast-Food Giants Make Big MoneyIt’s incredibly cheap and extremely effective for soda companies and fast-food giants to market products that are never actually made.
  42. New Soda Wars
    PepsiCo Denies $2 Billion Offer to Buy SodaStreamA report indicates the two soft-drink giants have been meeting with the seltzer upstart.
  43. Big Spenders
    Billionaire Could Change Structuring of PepsiCoHe has invested $2.7 billion in two big food companies.
  44. Pepsi So Sexy
    Pepsi Uses Uncomfortably Erotic Language to Announce New Bottle “A more stimulating, tactile interaction.”
  45. New Rules
    How, Exactly, the Sugary-Drink Ban Will Affect You [Update: It Won’t Affect YouCan you drink venti Frappuccinos the same way? What about marshmallow vodka? Gatorade? We’ve got all possible scenarios covered.
  46. Soda Wars
    Mountain Dew Introduces Kickstart, a Morning SodaBut PepsiCo’s calling it a “sparkling juice beverage.”
  47. Video Feed
    Taylor Swift’s Future Breakup Lyrics About Diet Coke“Romeo, save me/ I’ve been feeling soda alone”
  48. Soda War
    Pepsi Removes Brominated Vegetable Oil From Gatorade, Keeps It in Mountain DewThe controversial ingredient can lead to early onset puberty.
  49. Video Feed
    Here Is Coca-Cola’s First Anti-Obesity Ad, ‘Coming Together’“All calories count.”
  50. War on Soda
    Coca-Cola Admits That It Makes Americans Fat in New AdAnd teaches you how to burn off the “140 happy calories.”
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