Tag Archives: Food

Horse Meat Isn’t So Bad. Comparatively.

They found traces of horse meat in the beef that’s supplied to Burger King stores in the UK. And you know what? The horse meat isn’t anywhere near the worst thing about eating a Burger King sandwich. Until a couple … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Franchise Cuts Hours Because of Obamacare

A shitty job just got shittier. The owner of a Wendy’s store in Omaha, Nebraska clearly hasn’t read the news because every business that’s tried this has been yanked back by public outrage and boycotts. The company has announced that … Continue reading

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Your McRib Has A Lot of Weird Crap In It

The McRib is back on the McDonald’s menu again. And it’s soooo good for you: These components are in small enough quantities to be innocuous. But it’s still a little disconcerting to know that, for example, azodicarbonamide, a flour-bleaching agent … Continue reading

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Eat Less Beef

My Tuesday column explains how to win a free car (sort of)… Today I’m going to teach you how you can get a free Prius, and you barely have to do anything to get it. Until recently, I owned a … Continue reading

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Close Call

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, following a string of embarrassments and customer backlash, Denny’s CEO John Miller forced franchisee John Metz to apologize for his comments about Obamacare. Metz previously claimed customers could tip their server less money … Continue reading

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Delicious Month-Old Caviar and Expired Yogurt.

I promised I wouldn’t mention Donald Trump again after the election, but for the purposes of pointing fingers and laughing at him, I’m making an exception. Trump’s signature steakhouse in Las Vegas was recently paid a visit by the Southern … Continue reading

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‘You’re Not Asking Me About Twinkies’

If Cory Booker decides to run against Chris Christie I would absolutely support his candidacy, but there’s no denying it will be a tough battle.

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2 Million Free Pizzas

If you’re someone who has ever ordered from Papa John’s Pizza you’re probably familiar with the frequency at which they bombard your email inbox with advertisements for cheap pizza, buy-one-get-one-free offers, and flash promotional deals that severely undercut the competition’s … Continue reading

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Starved by the Bell

Jon Stewart clowns Eric Bolling and Fox News over school lunch nutrition guideline outrage. “Because freedom!” In case you weren’t aware, Eric Bolling is an idiot. And you can’t use food stamps at McDonalds or any other restaurant for that … Continue reading

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There Will Be No Pizza!

According to Herman Cain, if president Obama wins a second term, there will be no more pizza for anyone! From his interview with Time Q: Is it worse to imagine a world without pizza or one in which Obama gets … Continue reading

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Eat The Nickels

There’s no way you could improve on this.

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Chick-Fil-A Isn’t the Only Evil Fast Food Chain

My Monday column enumerates a variety of reasons why liberals should boycott all fast food chains. I’d like to defensively preface this column by making it abundantly clear that I’m both a supporter and participant in the boycott of Chick-Fil-A … Continue reading

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GOP Sabotage: Kicking 1.8 Million Off Food Stamps

Several weeks ago the farm bill was moving swiftly through both chambers of congress and was on the fast-track to passing, but then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor put a hold on the bill so he would have time to … Continue reading

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I Agree With This Ruling

A judge determined that it’s okay for a restaurant to kill its own customers. New York’s 2nd Avenue Deli will be allowed to continue selling its “Instant Heart Attack” sandwich thanks to a Manhattan judge who ruled against a copyright … Continue reading

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As America Burns, Let's Talk About Food

My column yesterday was an extended rant about recent developments in the barf-inducing world of American food. Check it: I’d like to preface today’s column by making this abundantly clear: I’m not here to smack the McRib sandwich out of … Continue reading

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Airlifting Poisonous Food to Remote Places

If you’re nowhere near Taco Bell and their disgusting meat filler, they’ll airlift it to your town. Oh boy! Taco Bell took the notion of delivery service to a whole new level recently, helicoptering in a truck laden with 10,000 … Continue reading

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Live Uninsured or Die

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, local governments have cut over 130,000 teaching jobs over the past 12 months according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But, you know, that’s probably Obama’s fault. Also — is this really necessary? … Continue reading

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In Defense of McDonald's

Make no mistake, McDonald’s is a blight for so many reasons, but this video makes them seem a little more honest. Why do burgers in their commercials look better than actual burgers? I had no idea they used the actual … Continue reading

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Exploiting and Indulging Fat, Stupid Americans

Ashby tells me that Burger King has introduced a bacon sundae. That’s a hot fudge and caramel sundae with bacon pieces sprinkled on top and a whole stick of bacon jammed into the side. At the risk of sounding like … Continue reading

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Americans Love Delicious Chemical Tacos

Big news from Taco Bell: Taco Bell announced last Friday that its Doritos Locos Tacos — that’s a taco with a nacho cheese-flavored Doritos shell — has been sold over 100 million times in the last 10 weeks, becoming the … Continue reading

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