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HOBBIT COINS: INSTANT INFLATION

October 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The New Zealand post office is taking advantage of the country’s setting as Middle Earth for the upcoming The Hobbit movies. As reported by today’s (Thursday) Los Angeles Times, New Zealand Post has begun minting coins and printing stamps featuring characters from the movie that are due to go on sale on Nov.1, about six […]

COWABUNGA! USPS HAS 682 MILLION UNSOLD SIMPSONS STAMPS

August 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The Simpsons — Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa,and Baby Maggie — have always been popular, but not so popular as the folks at the United States Postal Service thought they were. According to Bloomberg News, the USPS spent $1.2 million in 2009 and 2010 to print 1 billion stamps commemorating the show’s 20th anniversary. With an […]