clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Christmas Comes Early To East Fourth Street

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

[Photo via]

The new, temporary Toys "R" Us, open in the former Tower Records space, continues to assault the senses of just about everyone who walks by. Today, the Copyranter alerts us to the fact that the toy store has seen fit to put out Christmas decorations a wee bit earlier than is called for. He writes: "It's September Fucking 27th, Toys-R-MotherFucking-Us. Yesterday, it was near 90 degrees. You're lucky I didn't find a stray Molotov cocktail in the streets...otherwise, I swear, I would've...considered raising the temperature in your new store to, oh, about 1500 degrees Celsius." That's the spirit. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.
· Storecasting Doom Edition: Toys R' Us Looking Perky! [Racked]
· Toys "R" Us Popping Up In Old Tower Records Space [Racked]