Author Archives: Mommyish

Your Tasty Aunt Jemima Breakfast Is Built On The Exploitation Of Two Dead Women

Your Tasty Aunt Jemima Breakfast Is Built On The Exploitation Of Two Dead Women

The descendents of two women who played the role of Aunt Jemima in the early days of the Pearl Milling Company are suing for a share of a century’s worth of pancake and syrup sales. I don’t know whether these families have a case or not, but I do know that there’s something seriously messed up about selling breakfast food using romanticized imagery of happy, cheerful slave women. More »

A**hole Takes Revenge On A Bratty Child By Buying Every Pie At Burger King

A**hole Takes Revenge On A Bratty Child By Buying Every Pie At Burger King

I think everyone has had the experience of being in public and having to endure the screams of an unruly child. Of course, the general public always thinks it’s mom’s fault, so this guy who endured the screams of a bratty child while he was in line at Burger King and took it upon himself to take revenge on said child is being lauded as some kind of hero. He’s not a hero. He’s an asshole. More »