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

This Is Just Stupid: Fat Talk Free Week: Body-Image Campaign

Fat Free Talk Week

Time magazine (and its associated website) is typically a pretty decent read.  I’m not a big political guy, so I tend to skip that stuff, but when I actually read a story it’s normally pretty OK.  Until today.  Ran across this little gem when reviewing my “Top 10 Stories Of The Week” that I get from Time. Fat Talk Free Week: Body-Image Campaign Goes to College I won’t bore you with the details, but essentially … Continue reading

Pick Up A Burger And Watch “Super Size Me”

Super Size Me (2004)

If you’re like me you have eaten your fair share of fast food.  Actually… if you’re like me you’ve eaten more than your fair share of fast food.  I think it’s safe to say that we all understand that this stuff isn’t “good” for us but until you watch this documentary by Morgan Spurlock you may not know just how BAD it is for you. To make a long story short, Spurlock wanted to see … Continue reading