Did M&M’s help find Munch’s ‘The Scream’?

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Police have just announced that they’ve recovered two Edvard Munch paintings, including his famous work The Scream, that were stolen from an Oslo museum in 2004. Is it a coincidence that Mars just last week began offering a reward of 2 million dark-chocolate M&M’s for the return of the painting? (The promotion is tied to a new ad for Dark M&M’s that shows the red M&M playing hopscotch in the background of the work—“bringing a bit of levity … to the famous dark existential painting,” according to Mars.)



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