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Christine Erickson

Brooklyn, NY
Writer, Ecommerce — The Daily Dot
As seen in: The Daily Dot, Yahoo, Mashable
Covers:  web culture, pop culture, cultural trends, twitter
Doesn't Cover: business

Ecommerce @dailydot. Internet enthusiast. Formerly @Mashable @Yahoo. Comes from a line of unicorns.

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My coverage on viral culture has launched careers. I profiled Ben Lashes, which gave him a huge boost in recognition and business.

'Twin Peaks' fans can get the complete series for 32 percent off today — Is there anything better than a damn fine cup of coffee? Perhaps a damn fine deal.The Twin Peaks Blu-ray set is currently 32 percent off on Amazon right now. This edition gets you the complete ...

Druid, Shaman, and Warrior sweep the board at Hearthstone European Championship — As eight players descend on California for the Summer Hearthstone European Championship, the deck lineups of the players has thrown up little surprises. All eight players have brought Yogg Druid and Aggressive Shaman in their lineups, as well as a Warrior deck. Seven players are bringing a Control variant, with just favorite DrHippi bringing Midrange Dragon Warrior.

These water-resistant Bluetooth earbuds are $80 off today — Listening to music shouldn't be such a hassle, but there you are at the gym, getting tangled in a web made of earbud cords. The FRESHeBUDS Pro earbuds provide a wireless alternative. This durable headset is completely water-resistant, so you can sing in the rain or work out at the gym.

DC fans petition Warner Bros. to cast Shia LaBeouf as vigilante Red... — Who should Warner Bros. get to play unhinged comics antihero Red Hood in its coming slate of DC Comics movies? At least 900 fans and counting are rooting for unhinged actor Shia LaBeouf.

Get nearly 500 Lego bricks for under $30 today — While individual Lego sets are fun, the variety kit of bricks left building completely up to your imagination. Fortunately, you can build your brickin' heart out with this sweet deal. Lego brick boxes are currently marked down on Amazon right now, and you can get just under 500 pieces for $28.97.

Your Harambe Halloween costume is $60 off right now — It was inevitable this Halloween. If you're planning on getting your fun-size Snickers out for Harambe-and let's be real, plenty of you probably are for Halloween-you might want to plan early and save. This premium adult-sized gorilla costume is 49 percent off on Amazon, saving you nearly $60 off the regular price.

The NES controller kit adds retro gaming to your phone — Even 30 years after its release, the NES is still one of the best consoles ever made. The complete NES Bluetooth controller kit pays homage to this classic, featuring a controller and accessories that will elevate the way you game-including on your phone.

'Hocus Pocus' is only $4 right now, and that's no trick — If the Sanderson sisters put a spell on you in the cult hit Hocus Pocus, you're going to like the sound of this deal. Hocus Pocus is on sale for $4 right now on Amazon, which is a whopping ...

Blow smoke rings and bubbles with the Monkey O — Smoke rings used to take tons of practice to perfect, but now you can impress your friends the easy way. The Monkey O helps you blast perfect rings and smoke-filled bubbles. To create smoke rings, you simply exhale through the device. You have all the same control as an expert smoker, just without the hours of dedicated practice.

Score the 30th anniversary edition of 'Labyrinth' for $15 — is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, which is pretty exciting news for those of us who have been humming "Dance Magic Dance" ever since 1986 (ahem, me). To commemorate the occasion, there's a brand new Blu-Ray edition of Jim Henson's fantasy masterpiece, and it's way cheaper than it should be.
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Sep 16, 2016

RT @lyzl: Joining the masses of writers looking for a job now

Sep 16, 2016

RT @joshkatzowitz: Also, hire @GregSeals, @SmritiSinhas, @AmyVernon, @DennisScimeca. There are probably others. They're all @dailydot people and good as hell.

Sep 16, 2016

RT @grobertson: It was a magical 5+ years @dailydot. All my best to those who remain. You can reach or 404-457-7299

Sep 16, 2016

RT @MaryEmilyOHara: Since the news is out, I can confirm I'm among those laid off at Daily Dot today. I can be reached at from now on.

Sep 16, 2016

RT @MaryEmilyOHara: Being the first and only LGBT Reporter at Daily Dot has been a dream come true for the past 19 months. It was an honor.

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