May 12, 2004
Candy Flipping

Either Dany Levy's minions are easily fascinated or they should think about changing their meds. Daily Candy, Levy's digest of overpriced baubles and prime evidence of why Americans deserve to be hated, has charted endless novelty items over its three years of existence, but few of them seem deserving of the intense interest with which Candy invests them. Indeed, available evidence would suggest that Candy's writers suffer from OCD with a side-order of ADD. A sampling of their various “obsessions':

Failed Half-Hour The Oblongs
Suffice it to say, we're obsessed.
The Oblongs

Golly, you'd think we were obsessed.
Oh, Fudge!

Tee Shirts
We know, we're obsessed.
Sweet Tees

Annabel Clark has been obsessed with gems as long as she can remember.
Pretty Hung Things

Frozen Yogurt
"People at my office are obsessed."

Or-sigh-have you finally owned up to the fact that you'll never be anything more than a hopeless, highly consumptive style-obsessed creature?
Free to Be...

Jeff Reiss, the former general manager at 60 Thompson, is so obsessed with the stuff he decided to open a mod pizza shop near Union Square.
American Pie

Different Tee Shirts
In fact, they're obsessed with making the perfect T-shirt, in every color, every shape, every size.
American: To a Tee

Video Game
Before long you'll be obsessed with topping your own high score.
Penguin Smack-Down '04!!!!!!

They're the self-admitted "original hopeless lover(s)"--complicated, sex-obsessed, and pathetic.
Summer Reading 101

Who says men aren't as obsessed as women are about their blue jeans (and, presumably, with how their asses look in them)?
Gene Mapping

Pedicure Technique
We recently spotted a great new look and we're obsessed.
The New Frenchie

Bar-B-Quing with My Honey and Red Hot Cheddar potato chips are not for carb-obsessed lightweights…
Dope Wrappers

Not every culture can survive monsoons, British rule, and constant co-opting by fashion-obsessed pop icons.
The Pleasure's All Yours. . .

Domesticated Animals
You're pet obsessed.
Creature Feature

Famous People
Obsessed with celebrity?

…so you can impress your car-obsessed friends with the history of your tote.
Drive You Wild

Interactive Toy
Obsessed? Get pet profiles, games, tips, and more online at .
Best of Breed

Postmodern Nostalgia
Only in this country do you find a culture obsessed with a past in which it was obsessed with the future.
Playing It Cool

Trendy Gift Shop
But for Miss Hollywood-obsessed trend addict?
Someone's in the Kitson With ...

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