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.
Now that the network masterminds have determined that having the word “model” in a show’s title makes it more popular, Bravo has decided to apply its “Project Runway”/”Top Chef” formula to the world of modeling. On “Make Me a Supermodel: Casting Special” (11 p.m. EST on Bravo), what you’ll find are good-looking people who are pretty sure that they’re hot enough to get paid just for looking damn good. If you’ve met anyone who fits this description, you know that it may be the single most irritating demographic around. But needless to say, we’re going to be sitting on our fat, ugly asses in front of the TV set with a big bowl of ice cream and watching this show.
PBS’s four-part “Pioneers of Television” documentary series begins with a look at the early sitcoms, from “I Love Lucy” to “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (8 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings) followed by the biography “Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil, and The Presidency” (9 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings). “Wife Swap” premieres at 8 p.m. EST on ABC, followed by the premiere of “Supernanny” at 9 p.m. EST on ABC. “Project Runway,” airs at 10 p.m. EST on Bravo.
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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.