When I heard a new Ghostbusters cereal was coming this year, I knew if I could, I’d want to buy a box. To bring back the most nostalgia since the original, (Ecto-Containment Biog Post: October 8, 2014) collect the box, eat it, (the cereal) and review it.
As a ghosthead and occasional collector these days, I know how these things can go. While this new Ghostbusters cereal isn’t a retail exclusive, it probably won’t be around when Afterlife is actually in theaters. I knew not every store will carry this fan cereal. That’s the case as of this post. Based on using General Mills product locator, ghostheads social media posts and inquiries I’ve made to two major grocery retailers.
While I was feeling the excitement of being a ghosthead, I searched a “popular auction site” for this very cereal. Not to any ghosthead’s surprise scalpers were asking up to $50 for a box! A bit more searching through and I came across a superstore that sells food products. Directory Lanes had sold dozens of Ghostbusters Afterlife cereal for $11 USD before shipping. For that price I wouldn’t have to check every store in North Carolina for a new Ghostbusters food product!
It took 5 days to have Ghostbusters Afterlife cereal in my hands.Continue reading
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