This past weekend at the Downtown Independent was the fifth annual Los Angeles Comedy Shorts Film Festival, featuring ten film blocks of shorts. Topics (and interpretation of "short") varied in the films showcased at the film festival. One moment it's the German porn industry, the next, a guy in bed ... More >>
Daily Dish: Chef Ken Frank of Le Toque in Napa Valley argues that the upcoming foie gras ban will "will create the biggest black market since Prohibition." He recommends replacing it with "the world's highest standards for humane foie gras."
Reuters: In the wake of North Korea's failed missile lau ... More >>
Taking on the global scourge of chicken abuse, PETA members plan to swarm an Echo Park McDonald's tomorrow.
The source of their ire? "Terror and agony for millions of chickens" that are each year destined to become tasty, golden Chicken McNuggets, PETA says.
According to an announcement from the g ... More >>
Flickr/Calgary ReviewsA 10-piece serving of McNuggets packs 470 calories, 270 of those pure fat.McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are causing all sorts of mayhem lately. First there was the woman who allegedly tried to trade sex for McNuggets (no word on what kind of dipping sauce she wanted). Now ... More >>
McDonald's Corp. The "snack size" McBites contain 310 calories. Taking on KFC's popcorn chicken, McDonald's is introducing a new fatty, salty treat: Chicken McBites, "poppable pieces of premium chicken breast seasoned to homestyle perfection," according to the Mickey D's website. The snack si ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: There are now two hands, and two feet, to match the head.
Originally posted January 17 at 5:15 p.m.
No, this is not a bad zombie movie. This is life in Los Angeles, where for whatever twisted reason, our true-life slayings are often sicker than our on-screen ones.
A human h ... More >>
A homeless woman that Burbank police say often hangs around the local McDonalds allegedly took the begging game to new lows last Wednesday.
"She was offering BJs" for Chicken McNuggets, says Lieutenant John Dilibert, who immediately knew why we were calling. He was baffled by the insane amount of p ... More >>
When Stephen Colbert isn't busy campaigning to be President, having a treadmill named after him in outer space, or testifying on immigration reform on Capitol Hill, he takes a few moment to address our favorite topic: food. In a recurring segment called "Thought For Food," Col ... More >>
Denny'sDenny's New Fried Cheese Melt
From fried Twinkies to chicken fried bacon to beer-battered cheesecake, we're no stranger to belt-busting fried foods. And while we don't condone the consumption of greasy foods with quadruple digit calorie and a weeks' worth of fat gram counts, we just co ... More >>