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  1. style wars
    Young Republicans Love to Dress Like Your Worst Preppy NightmareTheir favorite brands include Tory Burch, Brooks Brothers, and Walmart.
  2. half baked
    Walmart Workers Refuse to Make ‘Racist’ Cake for Police Officer’s RetirementThe officer’s friends are now demanding a boycott.
  3. deep-fried everything
    Walmart Rolls Out a Whole Restaurant Modeled After the Texas State FairIt features a 45-item menu celebrating the “treats families enjoy ever year.”
  4. let's roll ... back prices
    Walmart Horrifies Shoppers With 9/11-Themed Soda Display“We will never forget” is about right.
  5. sweet jesus!
    America Reacts to Walmart’s Deep-Fried Twinkies in a Box“I think it is safe to say this is peak western civilization. Was a good run, folks.”
  6. select all
    Walmart Buys Prolific Subway Advertiser Jet.com for $3 BillionThe two are joining forces to take on Amazon.
  7. the bad old days
    Back in 1995, Walmart Banned This T-ShirtBecause a woman president was “offensive” and against “family values.”
  8. food waste
    Nearly 150,000 People Have Signed a Petition Demanding Walmart Sell Ugly Produce#WhatTheFork is getting harder for the country’s largest grocer to ignore.
  9. Sweet
    Now You Can Gorge on Deep-Fried Twinkies in the Comfort of Your Own HomeHostess has given the world a prepackaged version, and it’s available at Walmart.
  10. Recalls
    42 Frozen-Food Brands Recalled Over Listeria FearsThe list includes 358 products sold under 42 different brands.
  11. Lawsuits
    Lawsuit Accuses Walmart of Defrauding Shoppers With Fake ParmesanThe company’s “100% Grated Parmesan” allegedly contains as much as 10 percent wood pulp.
  12. Walmart Is Giving Up on Trying to Be Your Neighborhood GrocerClosing smaller stores, opening more giants.
  13. Takes the Cake
    Get Ready for Two More Patti LaBelle Desserts at WalmartThe supermarket hopes “Patti cakes” will go as viral as her sweet-potato pie.
  14. Walmart’s Black Friday SpiesSave money. Sneak better.
  15. Taste-Test
    Taste-Testing Patti Labelle’s Viral PieThere’s some nutmeg blowback, but it can compete with any fancy shop’s version.
  16. Crazes
    The Black Market Is Booming for Walmart’s Patti LaBelle PiesLucky eBay users are selling the massively popular pies with an 1,000 percent markup.
  17. Meet the 29-Year-Old Who Was, Until Today, a Secret MegabillionaireHere’s what we know about Lukas Walton.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Starbucks Will Now Try to Solve America’s Unemployment ProblemCEO Howard Schultz is spearheading a multi-company initiative to hire 100,00 young adults over the next three years.
  19. Horrible Things
    Horrific Details Continue to Emerge About Southeast Asia’s Fishing SlavesLike working 24-hour shifts, sleeping on beds of dead fish, and watching others jump overboard.
  20. Drama
    Walmart Refused to Make a Confederate-Flag Cake, Happily Made an ISIS OneThe company says that the employee had no clue it was a terrorist flag.
  21. lawsuits
    Tracy Morgan and Walmart Reach Settlement Over Fatal Highway CrashThe terms of the settlement are not being disclosed.
  22. The Amazon KillerThere’s one company that could really take on Amazon. And it’s decided to do it.
  23. Awful Things
    Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by SlavesAn investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
  24. open mouth insert foot
    Walmart Still Feels Really Bad for Calling People Fat The company has issued an apology.
  25. Everyday Low (Banking) PricesIt might get just a little cheaper to be poor. 
  26. Doctors Aren’t Sure Whether Tracy Morgan Will Perform AgainSince suffering multiple injuries in the June car crash that killed his friend and mentor James McNair, former 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan has […]
  27. lawsuits
    Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Not Wearing Seat Belt in Deadly CrashThe accident killed comedian James McNair and left Morgan in critical condition.
  28. Sweetened Deals
    Walmart Told Customers a Fake ‘Sugar Tax’ Was Making Their Coke CostThe “tax” equaled the amount discounted by an ad.
  29. Tracy Morgan’s Lawyer Says He’s ‘Still Struggling’ After AccidentDespite the hopeful update on Tracy Morgan standup Neal Brennan shared last week, Morgan’s lawyer wants to make it clear that the former 30 […]
  30. lawsuits
    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart for Negligence in Fatal Car CrashThe lawsuit claims that Walmart let a tired driver on the road. 
  31. Recalls
    Kraft Recalled Some Velveeta Because It Wasn’t Fake EnoughWalmart shoppers in the Midwest, check your pasteurized prepared cheese product.
  32. Awful Things
    Guardian Says Shrimp Sold at Walmart and Costco Comes From Slave LaborA ‘Guardian’ investigation ties shrimp at several major retailers to fishmeal produced on Thai slave ships.
  33. Health
    Coming Soon to Walmart: Cheap Organic FoodThe products will cost the same as non-organic goods.
  34. Tomatoland
    Walmart Agrees to Pay Florida Tomato Growers a Penny More Per PoundThe retailer will give an extra penny per pound, to benefit the Immokalee.
  35. album sales
    Amazon Won’t Sell Beyoncé EitherWell, not any physical copies.
  36. dubious cleanses
    Three Witches in a Walmart Parking Lot Offer to Cleanse SoulsFor just a few hundred dollars! What could go wrong?
  37. Food Drives
    Ohio Walmart Holds Food Drive for Employees Who Can’t Afford ThanksgivingIt’s not supposed to be like this, employees say.
  38. meet the new matchmaker
    The Cupid of Nerds: Ryan Glitch’s Comic-Con Speed-Dating EmpireFive marriages, nineteen engagements, and countless cosplay hookups.
  39. Lawsuits
    Dead Rat, Cash Money Found in Grocery Store FoodA dead rat in frozen lemonade would mess you up, too.
  40. Sunday Twinkie Sunday
    Here’s a Look at the Brand-New ‘First Batch’ Twinkies BoxSure to be a collector’s item, maybe, someday.
  41. always low wages
    Washington, D.C., Won Its Fight With WalmartThe district’s politicians sacrificed jobs for local values. Good for them.
  42. sweatshops
    Oh Good, Some Retailers Are Trying to Fix BangladeshTarget, Gap, and Walmart will inspect all their factories there.
  43. Paula Deen
    Walmart Drops Paula Deen, TooThe chain is just the latest company to cut ties with the troubled Southern celebrity chef.
  44. Make It Stop
    Paula Deen–Branded Butter Sounds Absolutely DeliciousGMO-friendly, y’all.
  45. bangladesh
    Several Companies Refuse to Sign Bangladesh Safety ContractThey’re “looking for their own solutions.”
  46. politics
    President Obama to Get a New Budget Chief From WalmartSources say Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be nominated on Monday.
  47. Drew Barrymore Hates Feathered Lipstick The actress told the Cut she would “rather have food stuck in her teeth.”
  48. Leftovers
    Lou Amdur Teams Up With Night+Market; Plan Check Opening Fairfax LocationThe owner of Lou Wine Bar will pair vino with seven courses of Thai street food.
  49. Good Buy
    Wal-Mart May Buy Hostess, Bring Back TwinkiesPhew. We were really worried for a minute there.
  50. terrible
    Disney Hoodies and Diddy’s ENYCE Shorts Found in Bangladesh FactorySears and Wal-Mart also used the factory where a fatal fire occurred over the weekend. 
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