It was on a recent trip to the supermarket that I made a shocking discovery: Some of our most beloved cereal mascots are out to corrupt our kids.
Take Snap, Crackle, and Pop of Rice Krispies fame. Originally a fresh-faced trio of elfish characters, the guys now look as though they’ve undergone some kind of trauma. Their toothy smiles border on the maniacal, and they all have the wild-eyed look of Mom fueling up the family van. What can account for such a radical personality change? I don’t know for sure, but the characters’ oddly overdeveloped fingers hint at too many hours spent working the controls of Gears of War.
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