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.
1. Wikileaks’ MasterCard commercial
At first I thought this was a parody, but then changed my mind and thought it was real. Then it turned out to be a fake after all. Oh, that Assange!
2. The “Party Down” initiative
It seems that today is “Party Down” Day , in an Internet effort to make a movie of the Starz’s comedy happen. (How well has that worked out for “Arrested Development”?) Still, it was an amazing show, and this video roundup of the best lines from Roman (played by Martin Starr) inspires the question… “Are we having fun yet?”
3. Dueling comedians
Last night, Conan’s people “accidentally” booked overbooked two comedians. Watch Jon Dore and Rory Scovel perform their bits simultaneously — creating an almost harmonious duet of stand-up shtick.
4. Jean-Claude Van Damme really needs to make rent
The action hero is starring in this wacky Russian comedy called “Rzhevskiy vs. Napoleon,” which might end up being his best role to date.
5. “Real Housewife of New York” Countesss LuAnn’s new “hit” single, “Chic C’est la Vie”
It’s so much sing-talking, I never thought I’d yearn for the days of “Money Can’t Buy You Class.“
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.