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June 22, 2010

GIVEAWAY AHOY! Win Free Bon Jovi Tickets!

Picture 11The first concert I ever saw live was Bon Jovi and Cinderella at the Bayfront Center in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1987. At that point in my life it was by far the coolest thing I had ever seen. When my 15 year old self saw Jon Bon Jovi strut out in the same jacket he wore in the "Livin' on a Prayer" video I thought I was going to pass out. I screamed like it was the Beatles. I knew then that I could die happy.

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June 17, 2010

The Winners of Disney's Alice In Wonderland DVD/Blu-Rays Are...

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Entries were trickling in until the late hours of Wednesday night.  Well, not so much "trickling in" as "blasting in with the crippling force of a fire hose".   And so the time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things.  Like shoes and ships and sealing wax, of cabbages and kings.  And why the sea is boiling hot, and whether pigs have wings.  But mostly to announce the winners, of course. 

Random Number Generator had PLENTY of entries to choose from, so let's see what it came up with...

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June 10, 2010

***CONTEST CLOSED*** Disney's Alice In Wonderland on DVD/Blu-ray - A Giveaway!

Mad-Hatter Disney's Alice in Wonderland - reinvented and reimagined by the minds of screenwriter Linda Woolverton and notoriously mad director Tim Burton - is now available on DVD/Blu-ray.  

Want to win a copy?  Yeah, you do.

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May 28, 2010

Who's The Baddest Woman In Movie History?

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March 30, 2010

Starbucks and MamaPop Want You To Have an Espresso Maker ***Contest Closed***r

STARBUCKS FRAPPUCCINO

***Contest Closed*** Sometimes you want a new, better puppy with added tail-wagging power.  Sometimes you want a robotic hand and your own Dance Dance Revolution machine. And sometimes you just want a kick-ass cup of espresso.  Well, Starbucks and MamaPop want to give you a gorgeous espresso maker to celebrate the launch of Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino Light (50% fewer calories and 60% less sugar)! Because one out of three ain't bad.  Contest details after the jump!

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February 18, 2010

GIVEAWAY: Tell Us Which Celebrity Needs to Improve Their Smile And Win!

Logo_tagline_color_cmyk_medium copy So this weekend was Valentine's Day - which is all about smiling, right?  Unless you're alone, and then Valentine's Day sucks (sorry).  But either way, have we got a deal for you. 

The world is a better place when everyone smiles, and so MamaPop is giving away $500 toward an Invisalign treatment for one lucky reader!  Details after the jump...

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January 18, 2010

Big Love Recap: The Greater Good AND Giveaway Winners!

Big_love_season4_episode2_nicki_bill_1 Well, it's a day that ends in "y," which means Bill Henrickson must have a New! Awesome! Fantastic! Idea that Totally Won't Take His Family to the Brink of Ruin! I swear, if I was married to him, I would have brain damage a long time ago due to repeatedly smacking myself in the head.

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January 15, 2010

The MamaPop Biggest Loser Challenge: Week 1

The_biggest_loser I was humbled by your response and participation in MamaPop's commitment to becoming way hotter. We're already smoking hot on the inside. And we're all smoking hot on the outside too, beneath all the fat. So let's work together to find our hotterness. Here's some advice from our new fitness consultants and also how Week 1 treated MamaPop.

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January 11, 2010

MamaPop Losers Want You To Join Them In Their Quest For Pride

The_biggest_loserThe MamaPop staff is just like you. Fat. But enough is enough. If 12 Step groups have taught us anything, it's that we need each other. So that's why the MamaPop staff started their own Biggest Loser competition. If we can't motivate ourselves, then we need to resort to clashing egos in search of bragging rights. AND YOU'RE INVITED. Unless you're scared.

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January 07, 2010

"Big Love" Giveaway! Autographed Copies of A Juniper Creek Christmas!

AJuniperCreekChristmas Remember a few weeks ago when I told you about the Big Love Christmas album, A Juniper Creek Christmas, and how we would be giving away autographed copies of the vinyl version? 

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October 26, 2009

Bon Jovi Poster Givaway - THE WINNERS!

Bonjovi Super big thanks to everyone who entered the contest. Your stories of the 80s brought a tear to my eye, and especially the wonderful Bon Jovi stories! You all know how to get to the bottom of a Jersey girl's heart.

Winners after the jump!

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October 21, 2009

Bon Jovi Poster Giveaway - Signed By The Man Himself!

Bonjovi In honor of the new Showtime documentary, Bon Jovi: When We Were Beautiful, MamaPop has procured through actions of questionable legality, (KIDDING) THREE When We Were Beautiful posters. And yes, OH YES, they are signed by the man himself, Jon Bon Jovi. And YOU can win one!

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October 14, 2009

Miss Homeless Belgium, In Which the Losers Remain Homeless

Miss_homeless_belgium The recent Miss Plastic Hungary pageant that required that its contestants have had extensive plastic surgery threw me for a bit of a loop, because it just seems strange to publicly reward women for disliking their own physical appearance. Oh, wait. We do that all the time. North America came up with The Swan, which required that its contestants also be emotionally scarred enough to agree to on-camera therapy beamed into millions of American households, so who am I to judge?

What definitely threw me for a loop is that, right on the heels of Miss Plastic Hungary, it was announced that Therese Van Belle, 58, is the winner of the Miss Homeless Belgium pageant.

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October 12, 2009

Miss Plastic Hungary is Real, Well Sort Of

Miss-plastic-hungary-reka-urban If you live in Hungary and really want to be in a beauty pageant but you are ugly - or even slightly sub-standard looking, fear not, there is an event just for you.

Well, fear not if you have piles of money.

The Miss Plastic Hungary pageant actually requires that a contestant has had extensive surgical enhancement to qualify.

Oh how I wish I were making this up.

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August 24, 2009

Before the Vampires, there were Wizards (psst... want to win Harry Potter Books? -- Yes, Plural)

HPandtheSorcerersStone_Paperback_lores After months of looking at perfectly sane and respectable adults reading Harry Potter books on my daily commute, I finally gave in and picked up a copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. It seemed strange that perfectly grown adults would go ga-ga over a children's series; it just seemed so infantile (says the woman who had a Tamaguchi on her keychain that she faithfully took care of until the poor thing pooped itself to death when I left it in the car overnight. That unfortunate incident scared me out of becoming a parent for years.)

Anyhow, I read that first book and never again poked fun at an adult reading Harry Potter on the subway. I may have poked fun at them for other reasons, but never for the Potter books. That book grabbed me like A Wrinkle in Time and had me hooked like The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe y'all. And that pre-teen magic is hard to replicate, know what I mean?

If you don't, you really must enter this contest. And if you do know what I mean, you should still enter this contest.

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