Tag: fast food

McDonald’s Finds New, Easier Way To Shove McDonald’s Down Your Wide-Open Gullet

Everyone having a solid weekend? Hope you're not thinking about pending Cabinet appointments. Is Frank Booth about to be named Oxygen Czar? Hey, at this point, why the hell not? In spite of that whole deal, here's a little...

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Wendy’s Now Serving Frostees With Complimentary Side Of Razor Blades

As if Frostees weren't already gross enough (shut up, it's just half-melted soft-serve in a goddamned soda cup, they're disgusting), customers apparently have a new thing to be concerned with: razor blades hidden like depth charges in their iced...

Supreme Court Tells McDonald’s To Shut Its Mac-Hole About Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage

What's a fast food company to do when duly elected government officials enact a law designed to make companies treat their workers like human beings? In McDonald's case, the answer is "sue all the way to the Supreme Court."...

Domino’s Sued For Stealing All The Wages

Earlier this week, we brought you a story of a minimum wage-related lawsuit. Then we brought you a story about Domino's Pizza. Because time is a flat circle, now we have a story about Domino's as the target of...

We Found A Fast Food CEO Who Is Not Entirely A Jerkface

Wait, we have a Nice Time story about a fast food company? Seriously? That's a thing?! Well, golly gee willikers! Yes, it turns out Sonic CEO Clifford Hudson is not a deranged sociopath willing to paint a dire, ludicrously unrealistic...

Evil Carl’s Jr. CEO Can Hardly Wait To Replace Workers With Robots

Are you ready to meet the most dickheaded CEO in the fast food game today? Well, tough noogies, you're going to anyway, because this a-hole deserves to be recognized. One of the arguments opponents of a minimum wage hike LOOOOOOOOVE...

Donald Trump’s Crimes Against Food Cannot Go Unanswered

Donald Trump is a horrific amalgamation of spray-tan contents, bile, and discarded golden retriever hair -- on this, we can all agree. He's advocated for war crimes, spoken out against the First Amendment, and committed atrocities against decency almost...
Looks the same going in and going out!

Taco Bell To Congress: Here’s 6,000 Free Tacos, Now Help Us Screw Our Workers

At first this story will seem like a Nice Time, but it is not, so stop smiling and definitely stop making plans to have a serious craving for Taco Bell when you are stoned or drunk later. Taco Bell...
mustard is my fav burn remedy

McDonald’s Has New Secret Cure For Severe Burns (It Is Mustard)

Working at McDonald's has probably never been high on your list of fun things to do, although maybe you've done it in order to earn some cash, and that can be a good thing. But fast food restaurants don't typically...
Suddenly that gas price no longer indicates how old this photo is!

Struggling Mom And Pop Business ‘McDonald’s’ To Pay SXSW Performers In ‘Exposure’

You sort of have to admire the corporate overlords at McDonald's (no you don't) for their capacity to act like evil geniuses -- for their great big sponsored pavilion at the annual SXSW music and film fest in Austin,...
Dear Editor: I have had it up to here with playing second fiddle to a bunch of stupid marshmallow horses...

Deleted Comments: We Were Very Mean To Barack Obama And Those Girl Scouts And We Should Feel Bad

Beyond all the half-priced candy, one thing we like about going to the store after Christmas is the sudden arrival of pallets of storage supplies -- it holds out the hope that if you just buy the right plastic...
Oh, there's that, too.

Jimmy Johns Is Evil. We Mean More Evil.

Nobody's especially surprised to learn that working fast food is, at most places, pretty freaking awful. Low wages, no job security, no benefits, not enough hours, no union, terrible bosses, and all the job satisfaction of working a food...
He was all about the killin'

Philosophy Professor On Dealing With Open-Carry Advocates: Don’t Be Here Now

We have a brand new social-media nerdcrush, and it's for Jack Russell Weinstein, professor of philosophy and director of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota. He wrote a couple of blog posts...

Conservatives Turn Out In Support Of Poor Beleaguered Rapacious Fast Food Corporations

Over at Michelle Malkin’s Twitter Dump for Adderall Deficient Jackanapes, the wingnuts are having a giant happy because fast food workers across the nation are striking for a living wage, which gives the knuckle-dragging cholesterol bombs of the right...

McDonalds’ Holiday Advice For Workers: Maybe You Could Sell Your Second Kidney?

America's purveyors of Anus Burgers aren't really all that big on the idea of paying a fair wage to their employees, but it's nice to know that they're at least willing to help them eat their bootstraps and mooch...