Posts tagged "junk food"

Domino’s Breaded Chicken Crust Pizza & 13 Other Crazy And Sort Of Disgusting Fast Food Innovations

I don’t eat a ton of fast food, but I do pay close attention to the fast food industry’s attempts to one-up each other with crazier, weirder and, if you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Not Surprisingly, Oreos Are Actually As Addictive As Cocaine

I guess this really shouldn’t be surprising, but according to a study at Connecticut College, Oreos are as addictive as cocaine. I guess now I sort of have an excuse for…

Claire Hannum | October 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

A Pepsi-Flavored Cheeto Exists, Whether We Like It Or Not

The Snackopalypse is upon us, and it is going to coated with bright orange Cheeto dust. The firm behind the crunchy, cheesy snack, with its perfect mouth-feel, has developed a new varietal:…

Julie Gerstein | August 18, 2013 - 10:00 am

Carl’s Jr Marries Pop Tarts & Ice Cream, Deliciously

Carl’s Jr., you have previously repulsed me with your overly sexualized advertisements, featuring buxom young things deep-throating burgers and fries. But then you came out with this delectable treat: a…

Julie Gerstein | April 24, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Dreams Really Do Come True: A Chocolate Eclair Hotdog

It appears that the good people at Maple Lodge Farms have come up with an incredible new offering. It’s a hot dog chocolate eclair — at once delicious and revolting.

Julie Gerstein | September 3, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Carl’s Jr.’s Ice Cream Brrrger & 11 Other Freaky Fast Foods

Carl’s Jr is currently testing a new product called the “Ice Cream Brrrger,” which is, well, exactly what it sounds like: a burger made of ice cream. We’re a little…

The Frisky | May 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm

11 Crazy And Sort Of Disgusting Fast Foods

Yesterday, Pizza Hut announced their new pizza innovation: pizza with hot dogs in the crust. After you’re done devouring your pizza, you’ve still got a hot dog cooked into the…

Julie Gerstein | April 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Jamie Oliver Proves That Heaven Exists

Okay, okay, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was actually using this glorious table of junk food to prove a point about the dangers of obesity as he kicked off a healthy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 6, 2012 - 3:40 pm

How Many Calories In A Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger?

The sad thing is I actually know people who would eat this: a vendor at the Wisconsin State Fair is serving up a cheeseburger between two halves of a Krispy

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Dealbreaker: The Junk Food Junkie

Food is one of the great joys of life. Or it is for most people. And when I say “most people”, I mean me.

For my ex, food was…

Diane Shipley | August 11, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Junk Food Is Bad For Babies

If you’re pregnant, try to eat healthy because eating junk food is bad for your baby. Duh. A study published in The Journal of Physiology found that female rats that…

Catherine Strawn | July 1, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Wedding Weight Loss To The Extreme

We often hear about women trying to lose weight before their wedding, but here’s a story about a man doing so, and it’s not just a few extra pounds. Manuel…

Catherine Strawn | June 11, 2008 - 2:00 pm