Tag Archives: mixtapes

  • ‘We Beefin?’: A Mixtape from Wendy’s (Audio)

    ‘We Beefin?’: A Mixtape from Wendy’s (Audio)

    You might be unaware of this, but fast food burger chain Wendy’s has cultivated a certain social media persona based largely on insulting its competitors and even sometimes its own customers. That’s the important but probably not vital context for We Beefin?, a very real hip hop mixtape put out by the restaurant. Wendy’s is not […]

  • Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    The mixtape in its original pre-internet form is an extremely important, if endangered, mode of personal expression, allowing you to take the music that has moved you emotionally and share it with another special person in the hopes that it will move them as well. Doing this with TV episodes and movies lacks a certain […]

  • ‘Watch the Stove’: The Hamburger Helper Glove Releases Mixtape (Audio)

    ‘Watch the Stove’: The Hamburger Helper Glove Releases Mixtape (Audio)

    The Hamburger Helper Glove has survived decades of being one of the least-loved advertising mascots in the world, but its hour of redemption finally arrived on April 1st, when the somehow-not-an-April-Fool’s-Day-joke mixtape Watch the Stove was released to the delight of everyone who listened to it. That’s not a joke.  The Hamburger Helper mixtape is […]