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McDonald’s Mondays: And the healthiest item on the McDonald’s Menu is…

A hamburger! That’s right, just a classic, plain ol’ run of the mill hamburger. Not a salad. Not a yogurt. Not even the Filet-o-Fish. According to an admittedly unscientific study conducted by (they relied solely on McDonald’s published nutrition facts), the classic, affordable, and still delicious hamburger is the best thing on the menu. …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: Nothing Can Kill the Grimace

The Grimace has a long and sordid history that one of these days we’ll address here in a McDonald’s Monday post. But today? Today we’re going to enjoy a little Kevin Smith. The above clip is from the incredibly short-lived Clerks: The Animated Series. If you’re a fan of Smith’s work it’s well worth checking …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: How much value is there to an Extra Value Meal?

Sometimes it seems like getting a combo in a fast food restaurant is a no brainer. You want a complete meal, so why not just order the #3? Fries, drink and a sandwich, and it shaves a little of the cost off of ordering the pieces individually… doesn’t it? A few weeks ago The Consumerist …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: BAD sign placement

Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat. This isn’t a post condemning, condoning, or commenting on abortion in any way shape or form. It’s not intended to offend or annoy anyone. It’s merely a commentary on some terrible marketing placement. That being said, who was the genius at the billboard company …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: McMake it Yourself

Last week we thought it might be fun to see what kind of McDonald’s foods you enjoyed. This week? We’re going to give you the recipes to make them yourself! McMenu: Do-It-Yourself McDonald’s has been floating around the internet for a few years now. I first remember coming across it back in 2005 when I …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: What’s your favorite item on the menu?

We spend a lot of time during McDonald’s Mondays talking about news stories, videos, and images — but we never talk about you! This week we’d like to change that and ask you one simple question; What is your all time favorite McDonald’s item? If you love quarter pounders, let us know. If you loved …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: “The deal at CBS fell through”

With all the talk and excitement surrounding the changes in late night programming over at CBS, I can’t help but remember the madness that went down in the early 90’s when Johnny Carson retired from The Tonight Show. Letterman, a personal favorite, was really at the top of his game back then. And while he …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: Old packaging brings back old memories

Seeing this old McDonald’s bag really brings back memories. Back when I was a kid in the early 80’s, this was their branding scheme. It’s amazing how something like old packaging can really bring you back. Maybe that’s why so many of us are fascinated with youtubing old commercials from our childhood, or grabbing great …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: They’re EVERYWHERE

While we all know that it’s pretty hard to travel anywhere without finding a McDonald’s, it’s astounding how many there really are. In the United States alone there are nearly 14,000. How do I know? Thanks to Somebody out there took the time to create a Google Maps overlay that shows the locations of …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: Bridges make me hungry

…well, this bridge does anyways. While in no way does it have any direct relationship with McDonald’s, tell me seeing this doesn’t make you want a Big Mac right now. [via flickr]

McDonald’s Mondays: Let’s Play Pretend

Earlier this month, the blog Woody Asks posed an interesting hypothetical: what would you do if McDonald’s changed their value menu to be 100% healthy? No more double cheeseburgers. No more fries. No more small sodas or Junior Chickens. Just healthy foods. McDonald’s has already been adding healthy choices to their menu for a few …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: McSnowmobiling!

The fine folks over at RobotNine have posted up an nifty collection of photos of strange McDonald’s locations from around the world. The real highlight? This McDonald’s in Piteå, Sweden opened the world’s first (and to the best of my knowledge, only) snowmobile-specific drive thru. While you might not think there’d be much call for …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: When they pay more, YOU pay more

On March 31st, Ontario raised their minimum wage from $8.75 to $9.50. On April 1st, Ontario McDonald’s raised the price on all of their sandwiches by 20 cents. Other menu items increased in price as well. Is this indicative of a larger problem in our economy? We raise the minimum wage so that those earning …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: Mcgoodbye

The McDonald’s near my house closed at the end of March. Whether it’s a sign of the economic times or just a final response to the endless complaints about rude service and filthy conditions isn’t for me to say. All I know is that this location has weaved a thread throughout my life; When I …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: McGangBang!

Right off the bat let me apologize for the title of this post. It’s not meant in the nasty way you might be thinking. You see, the McGangBang is a real thing, and it seems to be sweeping the nation. The concept is simple — take a double cheeseburger and stick a McChicken right in …Read More

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