Posts tagged "mcdonalds"

McDonald’s In Miniature: Why French People Don’t Get Fat

I snapped a picture of this new McDonald’s ad in the Paris metro system a few days ago. Apparently, McDonald’s chains in France have added a new dessert to the menu—a frappé, a Frenchisized version of a milkshake—and these advertisements have gone up all over Paris. Despite rising obesity rates in France, here’s a clue…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 29, 2010

French McDonald’s Ad Focuses On A Gay Teenager

This is a new McDonald’s spot that has been running in France. It’s called “Come As You Are,” and it shows a teenage guy in a McDonald’s booth caressing his class photo while talking on the phone to a suitor. He hangs up as his dad returns to the table, and his dad begi…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 4, 2010

Bea Arthur’s Posthumous PETA Ad

Oh, look, a PETA ad that’s not bats**t insane!

Our “Golden Girls” gal Bea Arthur speaks out from beyond the grave to wag her finger at McDonalds’ for using “factory farms” for their meat products. Thank you for being a friend to chickens, Bea! [Bitch Magazine]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2010

Happy Meal Shows No Decay After One Year On A Shelf

Of course we all know fast food is gross. There’s the greasiness, the saturated fat, the unholy mass of calories just waiting to glom onto your thighs and live there forever and ever having little fat babies. Plus, what is that stuff even made of? We don’t know. But we do know it’s far worse…

By: Erica Maxwell / March 18, 2010

If Only: McDonald’s Becomes McFancy In Your Dreams

As if. We’re not sure we could imagine a world in which Hermès decides to co-brand with McDonald’s. Yet, that’s what the blog The Cool Hunter is attempting to do with these funny fashion foods—get you thinking. In the end, however, this McFancy creative stunt could be a good marketing tool for McDonald’s because just…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 15, 2010

Happy 30th Birthday To The Happy Meal!

Thirty years ago, McDonald’s made one of the best marketing moves ever when it launched the Happy Meal. The kids staple with a toy inside has remained a consumer staple for three full decades. Over the years, the Happy Meal hasn’t just lured in children, but adults looking to collect toys. I for sure remember…

By: Justine Fields / July 17, 2009
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