Monday, September 23, 2019

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 […]

STORM SHUTS DOWN NETFLIX ON EAST COAST

July 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Netflix subscribers may be considering the U.S. Postal Service’s motto that “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” will prevent their mail from being delivered, but a bad storm can disrupt their streaming service. An untold number of Netflix subscribers who dropped their DVD-by-mail service in favor of the streaming-only one discovered […]

NETFLIX MAY BE HIT HARD BY USPS REVAMPS

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With reports circulating that the U.S. Postal Service is about to raise its postage rates and halt Saturday deliveries, analysts were weighing in on Monday with appraisals of how the overhaul would affect online DVD renter Netflix and the smaller Blockbuster By Mail. In an interview with Home Media magazine, Wedbush Securities analyst Edward Woo […]