Friday, October 21st, 2016

It’s a video stream slightly more interesting than watching paint dry. The last meal purchased at a McDonalds in Iceland before they closed is kept under glass and under watch. The day before it closed down, October 30th 2009, Hjörtur Smárason went to McDonalds and bought a burger. Not to eat, but to keep and […]

When you’re using your check cards at McDonald’s they’re now processing them as Point of Sales (POS) transactions. So instead of treating it as a charge transaction (and McDonalds pays a fee to Visa or Mastercard), the transaction goes through just the same as if you typed in a pin number. If your check card […]

The New York Post’s Candace Giove spent the night in Zucotti Park with the Occupy Wall Street protestors. Her description of what she founds is another tragic reminder that in the debate between Hobbes and Rousseau about the state of nature, Hobbes always wins. This spirit of generosity and the naivete of the original OWS […]

The traders at the Chicago Board of Trade decided to help the Occupy Chicago protestors find a way to pay off their student loans. Someone at the Chicago Board of Trade issued another message to the Occupy Chicago protesters by blanketing them with these McDonald’s job applications. The protesters are understandably offended by both the […]

The Ayn Rand Comic Book. Because her characters are comically drawn. Of course, even more abusive to children: Could be worse. We could frighten children by saying the chickens died peacefully in their sleep from disease. Print this entry

 Bad news for McDonalds.  Subway now has more locations worldwide than McDonalds. (thks: Owen) The sandwich chain surpassed the world’s largest hamburger chain in terms of number of stores in the U.S. in 2002 and now it has taken the global lead. Subway had 33,749 restaurants worldwide at the end of last year, according to […]

Sad news, my fellow Catholics.  As Lent approaches, McDonalds will not be offering the McLobster nation-wide. A viral rumor that McDonald’s would soon offer its McLobster roll, available at a handful of East Coast outlets, nationwide, has been shot down.Customers who look for healthy options may need to think twice before they try to order […]

This week at the MacIver Institute, a look at Superior’s version of the Burgermeister Meisterburger. In Superior, WI, City Councilor Greg Mertzig wants to pry the toys out of your tots’ kids meals at fast food restaurants just in time for Christmas. Mertzig is proposing copying the ordinance recently passed in San Francisco that would […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jul 8, 2010; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10A Scrima’s drama on water more like science fiction Waukesha residents got more than they had bargained for in April’s election. As the local blog Spring City Chronicle commented recently, a vote for Jeff Scrima was a vote for less drama in the mayor’s office. They were […]

Casa Wigderson has waaay too much leftover candy. There had to be less people out there Trick of Treatin’ this year. I’m putting the estimate at half the normal crowd. I don’t know if people were keeping their kids home because of flu fears or if their kids were just sick. Two years ago, we […]