2014's fast food atrocities
Burger King's black cheeseburger: Made with squid ink and bamboo charcoal, arguably a symbol of meat's destructive effect on the planet. Only available in Japan.
Doug tries to break a package delivery record on The King of Queens (8 p.m., CBS). Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (8 p.m. ET/10 PT, ABC) has a charity event featuring comedians Orlando Jones, Jack Black, Seth Green, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Kimmel and others. On Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS), Frank is jealous when Marco (David Proval) starts taking piano lessons from Marie. Gunn’s old crew resents his new comrades on Angel (9 p.m., WB). The new documentary series Minute by Minute (10 p.m., A&E) begins with eyewitness accounts of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
The new cable movie No Ordinary Baby (9 p.m., Lifetime) stars Bridget Fonda as a reporter covering the imminent birth of the first human clone. Also starring Mary Beth Hurt.
Rams at Lions (9 p.m., ABC)
Rosie O’Donnell (syndicated) the Baldwin family
David Letterman (CBS) Garbage
Jay Leno (NBC) Breckin Meyer
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Joan Rivers, Rep. John Conyers
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Jim Belushi
All times Eastern unless noted.
Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.More Joyce Millman.
Domino's Specialty Chicken: It's like regular pizza, except instead of a crust, there's fried chicken. The company's marketing officer calls it "one of the most creative, innovative menu items we have ever had” -- brain power put to good use.
KFC'S ZINGER DOUBLE DOWN KING: A sandwich made by adding a burger patty to the infamous chicken-instead-of-buns creation can only be described using all caps. NO BUN ALL MEAT. Only available in South Korea.
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco: It took two years for Taco Bell to develop this waffle folded in the shape of a taco, the stand-out star of its new breakfast menu.
Krispy Kreme Triple Cheeseburger: Only attendees at the San Diego County Fair were given the opportunity to taste the official version of this donut-hamburger-heart attack combo. The rest of America has reasonable odds of not dropping dead tomorrow.
Taco Bell's Quesarito: A burrito wrapped in a quesadilla inside an enigma. Quarantined to one store in Oklahoma City.