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.
Politico is reporting this evening that Dick Morris is out at Fox News, where he has been a prominent political analyst since 1998.
Morris and fellow Fox analyst Karl Rove exemplified the closed loop of the conservative media during the presidential election. After Rove’s on-air meltdown when Fox News called Ohio and the election for President Obama, and following Morris’ prediction that Mitt Romney would win in a landslide, Fox boss Roger Ailes required producers to get special permission to book the once-prominent pundits.
But fear not — this doesn’t mean Morris will be absent from cable TV. On Wednesday, he’ll be a guest of Piers Morgan on CNN where, Morris promises, he’ll “spell out what the Republican Party must do to win national elections again and will discuss how House Speaker Boehner has become Obama’s captive. Tune in!”
David Daley is the editor-in-chief of SalonMore David Daley.
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.