As recently reported in The Washington Post, al-Yamama, a Palestinian delivery company, has been sneaking Kentucky Fried Chicken into the Gaza Strip from Egypt: a three-hour journey and an extra $20-30 for cold chicken, which admittedly can be good. Of course, if Colonel Sanders knew that the red-a ... More >>
Better than...outrunning the delirious coyotes in my neighborhood.
I was asked more than once leading up to last night's Antibalas show, "Why would you listen to a band that sounds so much like Nigerian afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti when they could just listen to one of ... More >>
So, ah, Chick-fil-A supporters are declaring that the chicken chain has a right to free speech after its CEO declared opposition to the freedom of gays to marry.
(Scratches head. Are these the same people who say liberals should have never opposed the war in Iraq and instead "supported our troops?" ... More >>
The headline of Josh Ozersky's April 4 Time broadside "Are Foodie Kids the Sign of End Times?" is so weird it almost made us choke on these morels and white asparagus tips in abalone dashi we're scarfing down for breakfast. To keep it brief, Ozersky thinks that there is a trend of kids getting too ... More >>
L. BallaThe food media world was chomping at the bit to see last night's highly anticipated Simpsons episode. "The Food Wife" has Marge, Lisa and Bart write a food blog called The Three Mouthkateers as they make their way through the surprisingly eclectic Springfield food scene. There are sno ... More >>
Col. Sanders, in all his advertising glory.Colonel Harland Sanders apparently has a legacy, something other than making mediocre fried chicken. To promote it, Kentucky Fried Chicken has launched www.colonelsanders.com, a site designed to collect photos, videos and stories that will cement the ... More >>
Derek PaulinGrind-ING!WHO: Evolution Control Committee
If there was any justice in this world, evolution would never be dismissed by a large portion of the population as "just a theory," and Evolution Control Committee would be more popular than god.
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Flavor Flav's no Colonel Sanders, it turns out. In January, the clock-wearing, Brigitte Nielsen-dating rapper opened Flav's Fried Chicken in (where else?) Clinton, Iowa. It was planned as the first outpost of an empire, but a mere three months after its opening, Flav's Fried Chicken is closin ... More >>
Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
Former Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav is tackling his newest challenge: the fast food industry. The reality TV star and romance guru today launched the first outpost of Flav's Fried Chicken in Clinton, Iowa (no idea; and no, he's not secretly an alum of the Iowa Writers' Workshop), and he al ... More >>
KFCColonel SandersPop quiz: What does KFC stand for? Who is Colonel Sanders? If you got even one out of two answers correct, we're betting you're a) Either over the age of 25, or b) You simply love your fried chicken. Why? USA Today reports that a study released by the chicken chain last week ... More >>
Maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise that, in a land where Cheap Trick still sell out stadiums and Anvil are considered cool, KFC is seen as the ultimate Christmas treat.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/archangeli/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Creepy Christmassy Colonel Sanders
Apparently, when "Kentucky ... More >>
L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez makes what many Dodger fans will find an indecent proposal: Lopez says he will hand over a pair of World Series (Game 4) tickets worth $500 to the person who writes the best 50-word essay scolding Left Fielder Manny Ramirez for being . . . Manny Ramirez. "I can't ... More >>
Mike Judge has worn a lot of hats, going from a physics major at the University of San Diego, to being an office temp, to finally achieving red carpet status (and major life points) as Hollywood's latest go-to for dark socio-economic satire.
LAWeekly.com caught up with the popular Office Space, Idi ... More >>