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Last year it was all-black burgers for Burger King Japan (which McDonald’s Japan then ripped off). This year, it’s all-red burgers and a new version of the black. Naturally, apparently, the red burgers have a bit of a kick to them. The so-weird-it’s-fun coloring is not just from a vat of artificial dye: the black…

An Olive Garden food truck, which is sort of a no-brainer.

Interesting. Not sure who to award the point to, here. Olive Garden has a food truck now, which is not a surprise. They’re handing out “breadstick sandwiches” which sound diabolically good in a low-brow sort of way. I’m thinking State Fair fare. So far, so good, OG. Oh, but wait. They parked their suburban brand…

Samantha Hoopes is probably a very smart, intelligent, kind and interesting personality. Yet I feel that I am setting the cause of equality and respect between the sexes back simply by using this obvious and appropriate illustration for my blog post. I HAVE BECOME PART OF THIS VEXING CAPITALIST-SOCIETAL CONUNDRUM.

All I know is I feel wrong when one of these ads comes on TV and I’m sitting with my wife and daughter. I feel these ads are setting back our mutual dreams of a world where they only thing that matters is the content of their character. So let’s talk about this idea I…

Panera

I don’t think Bill Nye the Science Guy would consider this a legit, careful, rigorously scientific examination of the topic of food additives: On the other hand, I think most people involved with marketing and corporate communications would consider that a pretty compelling, easy-to-understand, potentially shareable video that helps Panera get credit for “doing what’s…