Death In Box – McDonald’s Dinner Box

McDonalds Dinner Box

I was driving in this morning and a new billboard caught my attention.  It was a McDonald’s billboard talking about their new “Mickey D’s® Dinner Box” for only $9.99.  Seemed like a good price so I figured when I got to work I’d check it out.  Not because I would actually buy it (I’ve documented my issues with fast food here) but just cause I was curious as to what actually goes into this fabulous … Continue reading

Taking a Closer Look At My Former Fast Food Obsession

Fuck McDonalds

I’ve got plenty of vices.  I love beer.  I’m big fan of whiskey and I make every excuse (legit or not) to not work out nearly as often as I should.  That said, I’ve had one vice that’s proven the most difficult to beat: Fast Food. Kicking my fast food habit has been more difficult (in some ways at least) than when I quit dipping.  Thanks to the folks at KillTheCan.org I’ve got that one … Continue reading

Diet Pop, Soda, Pepsi, Etc.

Diet Pepsi Dispenser

OK.  Some people call it soda, some call it pop, some call it Pepsi, others still call it a soft drink.  Just so we’re clear, I’m talking about the stuff that comes in a can/bottle that’s oh so refreshing. So here’s my question — what the hell’s so damn bad about it?  I’ve seen the emails about how it eats through bolts and can get blood off the highway.  I’m not referring to that.  Why … Continue reading