As far as I know, this was the only cereal-related April Fools’ gag on the internet this year: Smithfield Bacon Crisps Cereal.
It seems like every year some company tries to do a “ridiculous bacon product” April Fools’ joke, and it always falls flat because there really are endless amounts of bizarre bacon related novelties for sale out there. Does bacon-flavored cereal really sound so crazy when you can actually buy bacon lip balm, bacon toothpaste, and bacon-scented pillows? And the folks at Smithfield should especially be on top of that, since bacon is their thing!
Anyway! Nice try, Smithfield, you crazy kooks, you…!
For some reason, there’s been a real glut of YouTube videos about cereal posted lately, and if you haven’t seen them, they’re new to you! What further introduction do you need? Watch the magic cereal bowl! Watch… This playlist currently has 7 videos. If you want to skip ahead, you can view the playlist directly.
Teens around the world are risking their lives in a bizarre new trend, imitating some of their favorite internet celebrities as they literally bathe in Cheerios, Froot Loops, and other breakfast cereals meant for eating! Here is just some of the evidence of this shocking new “game” from around the web: Good Mythical Morning “Giant
And if you happen to be one of the lucky winners, maybe you can be a lamb and bless your favorite, long-running cereal blog with a box for review and archival purposes. Eh? Eh…? All right then.
Actual home made cereal, a metal song about cereal, and info on collecting cereal boxes!
Another cereal-themed game from NPR, consuming mass quantities (of cereal), and fast food rumors.
Artist Clark Orr has designed a cereal-inspired postage stamp as part of his “Pop Culture Postage” exhibit at Gallery 1988.
Watch out, Girl Scouts! There’s a new cookie cereal in town.