Tag Archives: skittles

  • Sweet Heat Skittles: Spicy Skittles Are Finally Here (Video)

    Sweet Heat Skittles: Spicy Skittles Are Finally Here (Video)

    Believe it or not, it’s been about ten months since I first told you about Sweet Heat candy, a line of spicy variations on popular candies Skittles and Starburst. Now, finally, it comes out that at least one of those variations – Sweet Heat Skittles – is finally making its way to store shelves, and Marshawn Lynch is involved, […]

  • Skittles Super Bowl Ad Will Be Seen by Only One Person (Video)

    Skittles Super Bowl Ad Will Be Seen by Only One Person (Video)

    Despite mountains of media hype to the contrary, I think the whole Super Bowl commercial fervor has been pretty played out for quite a few years now. An inspired mind at Skittles HQ must have realized this, because the brand has decided to do something pretty radical in the field of advertising: Create a “real, […]

  • Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    As I write this I’m on speakerphone with my attorney, because it appears that Mars, Inc. has stolen my college nickname for a new line of spicy Starburst and Skittles candies. They’re called Sweet Heat, and they won’t be on grocery store shelves until December – which means there’s still time for me to get […]

  • M&M’s and Skittles Sorting Machine Finally Invented (Video)

    M&M’s and Skittles Sorting Machine Finally Invented (Video)

    I will never forget the tragic day that I was carrying two small barrels on my shoulders, one filled with M&M’s, the other filled with Skittles. A neighborhood bully stuck his foot in my path and tripped me, causing the contents of both barrels to spill out all over the sidewalk. It took me four […]

  • Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Skittles are famously sold under the ad slogan “taste the rainbow,” but Chris Wilson is an artist who goes the extra mile in appreciating the candy’s unique visuals. Interestingly, he does this using a technique he developed while serving a lengthy prison stay at San Quentin. In prison, access to conventional painting materials can be […]