Posts tagged "breast cancer awareness month"

Women Listing Fruits On Facebook For Another Stupid Breast Cancer Awareness Meme

Whoever dreams up “breast cancer awareness” memes for Facebook is just messing with us now. Women are listing fruits like strawberry, banana, apple or grape, in their “status update” to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Happy Pinktober, I Mean, October!

Pinktober — I mean, October — has been taken over as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worthy cause that’s opportunistically hijacked to promote everything for 31 days straight.

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2010 - 5:20 pm

True Religion Pisses Off Bloggers By Asking For Free Ads For BCA Jeans

True Religion has apparently been asking for what many bloggers see as shameless, free advertising. The denim company has been sending around these widgets, which promote purchasing a pair of…

Leonora Epstein | October 15, 2010 - 5:09 pm

What’s Up For Bid At The Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Auction?

Ralph Lauren has his own breast cancer foundation called the Pink Pony Fund. To raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, he’s holding an enormous auction of luxury goods, getaways,…

Leonora Epstein | October 11, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Open For Discussion: The Breast Cancer Snuggie And Other Random BCA Products

I’ve thought a lot about retailers who create charity products to aid crises or support foundations, and I honestly can’t decide whether consumerism and charity—both for shoppers and retailers—is a…

Leonora Epstein | October 7, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Boob Lube Makes Breast Exams More Fun

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and by now you should know the importance of self-exams and early detection. You may not know that there’s a real product on…

Wendy Atterberry | October 6, 2010 - 11:45 am

Warriors In Pink Warrior Woven Scarf (Win It!)

Not only does Ford donate $20 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure when you test-drive one of their vehicles from now until Dec. 31, but the car company also…

Catherine Strawn | October 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Toilet Paper Never Looked So Pretty — Or Pink!

At the end of September, 15 Canadian designers created some pretty amazing dresses out of toilet paper in honor of T.P. company Cashmere Bathroom Tissue’s limited-edition Pink Roll, which raises…

Catherine Strawn | October 14, 2009 - 4:50 pm

NFL Players Accent Their Uniforms With Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Yesterday, while watching football, I made a snarky comment about an announcer’s flamboyant shirt-tie combination only to learn he was wearing the baby pink striped tie in honor of Breast…

Catherine Strawn | October 5, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Think Pink: Lisa For LOFT Breast Cancer Ribbon Bracelet

A lot of companies promote special “pink” products during October because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Unfortunately, these items can get a little cheesy — and sometimes they’re just a…

Catherine Strawn | October 1, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Breast Cancer Awareness Ads From Around The World

As you’re probably aware from the flood of pink that has taken over the world, it’s October, aka Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Don’t think this is some Hallmark-style…

Catherine Strawn | October 16, 2008 - 12:30 pm

To Eat Yoplait Yogurt Or Not, That Is The Question

Yesterday, we told you that sending in your Yoplait yogurt lids was an easy way to contribute to the fight against breast cancer — at the very least, those pink…

Catherine Strawn | October 3, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Six Things You Can Do This Month To Help Fight Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do your part and wear pink every single day until November, or do at least one of the following:

Make Click to

Catherine Strawn | October 2, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Pink Pooch Owner Gets Beauty Schooled

You gotta fight for your right to pink your poodle, or so a woman in Boulder, Colorado learned. Joy Douglas, who owns a local beauty salon, gave her pooch Cici…

Simcha | March 12, 2008 - 4:30 pm