Pop Culture Indulgence

Modern treats offer ways for consumers to express their media awareness

Implications - With movies and media continuing to dominate online culture, consumers are turning to confectionary customization as a way to pay tribute to those ideas. Pop culture sweets represent a playful way for savvy consumers to express their knowledge and interest in viral media. This illustrates the growing popularity of expressing creativity through existing content online; essentially, you don't need to create to be creative.

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461,228 Total Clicks
Jan 13 - Jan 14
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Cat Meme-Tributing Treats - These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop Will Make Sourpusses Smile
SCORE 5.9
Warm 13,815 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 13
Cat Meme-Tributing Treats
These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop Will Make Sourpusses Smile
These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop are perfect for the crabby and cranky love of your life. Paying tribute to Grumpy Cat, a meme that has since exploded to Internet stardom thanks to... [More]
Dramatic Drug-Inspired Sweets - Blue Sky Candy is Designed After Breaking Bad Plot Points
SCORE 5
Warm 11,154 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 13
Dramatic Drug-Inspired Sweets
Blue Sky Candy is Designed After Breaking Bad Plot Points
The immensely popular television drama Breaking Bad has seemingly spread outward into all areas of pop culture and Blue Sky Candy is the latest innovation to pop up, which is a sweet treat that’... [More]
Massive Sci-Fi Gingerbread Structures - Magnolia Hotel Unveiled a Spectacular Star Wars Gingerbread
SCORE 3.2
Mild 4,821 Clicks Pub: Nov 23, 13
Massive Sci-Fi Gingerbread Structures
Magnolia Hotel Unveiled a Spectacular Star Wars Gingerbread
Every November, Canada holds its National Gingerbread showcase, and this year’s competition will be out-of-this-world thanks to one British Columbia restaurateur’s world-class Star Wars... [More]
Wintry Cartoon-Inspired Desserts - The 'Frozen' Cake by Laura Miller Celebrates a Box Office Winner
SCORE 3.4
Mild 5,084 Clicks Pub: Dec 10, 13
Wintry Cartoon-Inspired Desserts
The 'Frozen' Cake by Laura Miller Celebrates a Box Office Winner
It is only appropriate that after a successful box office opening, the latest Chris Buck- and Jennifer Lee-directed animated film can celebrate with the ‘Frozen’ Cake. Although not baked... [More]
Fantasy Film Desserts - These Superfan-Made Hobbit Cupcakes Celebrate Birthdays and Movie Releases
SCORE 4.8
Average 1,846 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 13
Fantasy Film Desserts
These Superfan-Made Hobbit Cupcakes Celebrate Birthdays and Movie Releases
These magically decorated Hobbit cupcakes would make a delicious addition to any meal of the day. This is especially relevant as the small creatures created by J.R.R. Tolkein are known to eat many... [More]
Middle Earth Desserts - The Lord of the Rings Cake Pops is Fantastically Detailed
SCORE 2.4
Untested 1,835 Clicks Pub: Dec 2, 13
Middle Earth Desserts
The Lord of the Rings Cake Pops is Fantastically Detailed
With the highly anticipated movie ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ in theaters this month, people will be able to celebrate with the Lord of the Rings Cake Pops. What better way to... [More]
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