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RIP Jim Delligatti: Inventor of the Big Mac and a True Cultural Poet

The splendour of Jim Delligatti's vision was that the Big Mac is anything but classy, but remained, in its own way, beautiful.
Patrick Marlborough
12.2.16
Stuff

The Coming War Over Watching Porn in Fast Food Restaurants

For years, fast-food chains have provided an unfiltered gateway to the internet. Thanks to the "National Porn Free Wi-Fi" campaign, those days might be coming to an end. Some see that as an infringement of free speech.
Crystal Ponti
11.15.16
Food

Meet the Man with the World's Largest Collection of Hamburger Memorabilia

By his own estimate, Harry Sperl owns more than 6,000 pieces of hamburger memorabilia. There's a hamburger motorcycle, a hamburger water bed, and the delivery car from <i>Good Burger</i>.
Christopher Duett
9.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Burger King Wanted to Make a McWhopper with McDonald's, but Mickey D's Shut Them Down

The Frankenstein burger was going to be part of a plan to end the restaurants' beef for Peace Day.
Scott Masters Pierce
8.26.15
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Cry-Baby of the Week: A Woman Fired a Gun Into McDonald's Because They Messed Up Her Order

Also this week: A 12-year-old allegedly tried to kill her mom for confiscating her iPhone.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
3.27.15
The VICE Guide to Australian Dollars

Why is McDonald's Losing Money Everywhere but Australia?

Markets in the US, Middle East and the Asia Pacific are all down, but strangely McDonald's profits in Australia are up. We asked why and ate burgers.
David Allegretti
3.20.15
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For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare

As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Maya Oppenheim
1.23.15
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Cry-Baby of the Week: A Cop Allegedly Shot a Woman Because She Honked at Him

Also this week: A guy freaked out because he saw some mice outside a McDonald's.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.5.14