FunkO’s Cereal Has the Coolest Toys in the Box

Back in the day, the thing to do early on a Saturday morning was eat a huge bowl of sugary cereal and watch cartoons. I tended to choose my cereal at the store not based on taste, and certainly not on its nutritional value, but on the cool factor of the toy promised inside. In other words, I’d have totally bought FunkO’s cereal.

Each box of the colorful cereal has Funko Pop! action figures inside. The flavors aren’t noted, but I would assume the red cereal tastes like strawberry, the green tastes like apple, and the blue tastes like blueberry. Or I could be totally wrong. Each cereal is designed to change the color of the milk it’s floating in too.

In addition to Funko’s own mascot, the cereal can be had in Cuphead & Mugman, Megaman, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Gollum varieties. Other cereals will come later this year. How much they cost and where can you buy them is the next question.

[via Kotaku]

These Star Wars Heads Barf Snacks

Over the past four plus decades, we’ve seen more than our fair share of strange Star Wars merch, from air purifiers to soup cans, to pepper mills. The latest in that long line of weird products – Darth Vader and Stormtrooper snack servers.

These desktop helmets feature a mechanism which doles out a handful of snacks when you place your hand in front of them. As you can see from the video below, they also speak lines from the movies as the puke out some bar snacks. In this case, they’re serving up some persimmon seeds.

The Darth and Stormy dispensers are being made by Japan’s TakaraTomy A.R.T.S. and are expected to sell for about $75 when they drop this November.

[via Game Watch via Digital Gadgets Freak]

Play the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. Soundtrack from a Dorito Bag

So, what pairs well with the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack? If you said Doritos, you’d be right. The snack chip maker is teaming up with Marvel Studios to promote the movie in a very cool way.

They have created a limited-edition series of Doritos bags with a built-in, rechargeable cassette deck-inspired player that plays the movie’s full soundtrack. Feel free to eat the entire bag while feeding your mind with some great tunes. The soundtrack has 14-songs from the ’60s and ’70s, from artists like Fleetwood Mac, George Harrison, Cheap Trick and a new track by The Sneepers and David Hasselhoff.

You’ll be able to pick up this limited-edition Guardians Doritos bag on April 28th through Amazon. No word yet on the price. They surely won’t last long.

[via Engadget]

Spreadable Coffee: Chock Full O’ Nutella?

There is always something bizarre to eat coming out of Japan. Boy, that sounded weird. If you like coffee, Japan may have the next snack for you to drool over. The treat is from Snow Brand Milk and is a spreadable version of the company’s coffee.

Apparently, the company’s coffee drinks are very creamy and sweet so it might make for a good spread to rival Nutella and peanut butter. The same brand launched another edible coffee treat a few years back. That original was a coffee pudding with a creamy topping, coffee middle, and caramel sauce bottom.

I want to like coffee, but I just can’t stand the stuff. I get my caffeine intake via Diet Dr. Pepper.

[via Kotaku]

Death Star Popcorn Maker: The Dark Side Has Snacks

If Darth Vader was into crunchy snacks with hulls that get stuck between his teeth, you better believe that he would use this awesome popcorn maker. When you aren’t using it, the bowl clamps over the top to complete a cool and shiny Death Star sculpture sitting on your counter.


When you want to use it, you take off that cover and use it to catch the popped corn that comes out. Plus, it’s a hot air popcorn maker, so no oil is needed to make the corn making it more healthy. It can hold 1/2 cup of kernels and makes 8 cups of popped corn.


All you need is a lightsaber butter melter to complete the kit. The Death Star popcorn maker is $49.99 and available from ThinkGeek.

Taco Bell Cheetos Quesadillas Proves it is Easy Being Cheesy

I figure at some point we have all known that one person who likes to put their chips directly on their sandwich. My wife does that, and the upside is it keeps her hands out of the bag during lunch.Philippines locations of Taco Bell have a new food that puts a cheap Mexican food twist on the ole chips-on-a-sandwich meal.


The new snack is called the Cheetos Quesadilla and it is exclusive to the country. It’s a tortilla packed with melted cheese with the messy and cheesy snack crisps thrown inside to boot. As you can tell in the tweet below, the real thing isn’t quite as appetizing as the styled photos for the ads, but it still looks good to me.

All we get here in the States is a burrito with Fritos tossed inside. Supposedly if you ask for this specifically at Taco Bells in the Philippines, they will give you one for free.

[via Kotaku]

LEGO McDonald’s French Fry Vending Machine: I’m Lovin’ It!

There are desk toys and then there are desk toys. Put this McDonald’s French Fry vending machine on your desk and you will always have fries. This awesome LEGO machine dispenses fries along with a packet of ketchup.

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This fun vending machine is yet another awesome Mindstorms-powered creation from Astonishing Studios. Just put in a dollar in quarters for each serving. It would be awesome to have this in the office with you so you can charge your coworkers for their snacks.

I’m kind of surprised that McDonald’s hasn’t figured out a way to create their own fry vending machines that serves fresh hot fries and puts them everywhere. Get on that McDonald’s, unless you want us all to build our own. Of course these are cold and probably not very fresh.

[via LEG GODT]

Sriracha Bacon Jerky Is The Jerky Of The Gods


It’s no secret we love bacon. We could even say we’re “in love” with bacon. You can easily see for yourselves. We also have a soft spot for Sriracha, as you can see here. So when we heard that Savage Jerky guys had made some Bacon Sriracha Jerky, we were at a loss for words. What more can a poor blogger want to snack on than this delicious sounding concoction? At $8 for a 2oz bag, it’s not exactly cheap. But do we really care? Bacon Sriracha Jerky? Come on!

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