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.
There’s at least one upside to dinguses saying dingus-y things in the age of the Internet: Someone usually hits back at them with a great Tumblr. That’s exactly what happened in the wake of Fox News host Jesse Watters spewing his thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s response to the Hobby Lobby decision, which made use of his very original, racially tinged and totally offensive epithet “Beyoncé voters” to describe single women.
But the single ladies Watters attempted to shame for having sex outside of marriage and — you guessed it — desiring contraception to do so are not taking offense. They’re just taking to Photoshop.
“Beyoncé Voters,” which popped up on Tumblr Tuesday alongside other social media outrage over Watters’ remarks, pairs Beyoncé lyrics with images of political figures — including Clinton, Barack Obama and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Like its predecessor bindersfullofwomen.tumblr.com, Beyoncé Voters is an apt response to a ridiculous assessment of the political landscape.
Jokes like the blog play a part in revealing the ludicrousness of, say, categorizing a large segment of the population in an intentionally derogatory way, but they also make light of what should be taken lightly — for example, Watters’ commentary, but not the case at hand. Beyoncé Voters is, to quote Queen Bey herself, pretty near “***flawless.”
Check out some of the images here:
Images via beyoncevoters.tumblr.com
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.