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Carl's Jr.

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    January 9, 2014

    This Looks Familiar: 5 Commercials Weber Chevrolet Should Rip Off Next

    George Weber was sick of the typical car commercial, where the owner of a dealership screams about the cheapest model on the lot. "Car commercials do so much yelling at you," says Weber, owner of George Weber Chevrolet. "I don't think people are listening to ads with a notepad writing things down. ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    February 25, 2013

    Your Fast-Food Lent Options Are Bountiful

    The Lent season gives rise to a great St. Louis tradition, the Fish Fry. But local church parishes aren't the only folks in on the fish. At least since 1962, when McDonald's debuted the Filet-O-Fish, fast-food restaurants have offered Lent-friendly options for patrons. Gut Check figured we'd run do ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Hardee's Fish Slutburger to Arrive Just in Time for Lent

    Long known for pressing thick, squishy burgers into the hands of famous females who are neither thick nor squishy, St. Louis-based Hardee's (a.k.a. Carl's Jr.) is mixing it up a little bit for this year's Super Bowl commercial. Fret not: It's still porn-y.

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    May 21, 2012

    Carl's Jr., the Hardee's of the West Coast, Test Markets Ice Cream "Brrrger"

    Questionable dessert interpretations of the burger aren't new. Japanese company Happy Kitchen sells a candy hamburger kit to meet the high demand of making fast-food-inspired confections at home, while stateside sweets seller Efrutti produces weirdly adorable novelty gummy candy mini-hamburgers, hot ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Write a Kate Upton and Hardee's Haiku, Win a Kate Upton Poster and Hardee's Gift Certificate!

    We told you last month how model Kate Upton is the latest female celebrity to get all hot 'n' heavy with a Hardee's burger. Now the fine folks at CKE Restaurants, Inc., the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., have sent us a poster of Kate posing with the chain's new Southwest Patty Melt Thick ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Kate Upton Deep-Throats Burger for Hardee's

    Congratulations, Kate Upton! Your journey from viral-video sensation to household name has reached its peak! No, not the cover of the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Truth is, no one cares about the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue except the three straight teenage boys who have yet to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    The Five Best Hardee's Commercials

    ​Over the weekend, CKE Restaurants announced that Hardee's and Carl's Jr would be leaving David and Goliath, the agency responsible for the Miss Turkey campaign for its new turkey burgers, in favor of the agency 72andSunny. In a prepared statement, Brad Haley of CKE stated: "They are a great g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Q&A with St. Louis Native Paula Rhodes Prior to Her SLIFF Debut

    Paula Rhodes is home.​St. Louis native Paula Rhodes is home to showcase her first lead in a feature film, Shuffle, playing Sunday at the St. Louis International Film Festival. Last night shortly after her arrival to St. Louis (and after she ran into in Jay Duplass, writer and d ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    What's Worth More: Food or Cash?

    Wikimedia CommonsTime to steal the doughnuts.​Three not-too-bright robbers in Hyannis, Massachusetts, attempted to rob a Dunkin' Donuts last week. They demanded a paper bag an employee was carrying in her purse and ran. Because so many paper bags at Dunkin' Donuts are filled with cash instea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Hardee's Sings a New Anthem with the Same Message in New Ads

    Hardee's/Carl's Jr.​ Brace yourself - Hardee's is getting hardcore with their new ad campaign. No, they're not going to air XXX girl-on-girl ads. Because that's only a slight change. Instead, they're offering a new campaign titled, "Anthem", featuring the tag line, "Just the way it is". In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    [Updated]Turkey Burger Not Always the Healthy Choice When It's Loaded With Salmonella

    Hardee's/Carl's Jr.​ Updated Tuesday, April 5 Today the St. Louis City Department of Health issued a warning about the recalled Jennie-O Turkey Burgers as a precaution. In an email to Gut Check, Harold L. Bailey, Jr., Public Information Officer for the St. Louis City Department of Health sai ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011
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    January 14, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 1.14

    www.csulb.edu Carl Karcher, who founded the Carl's Jr. fast-food chain, has died. He was 90. (Orange County Register) The Zagat family is planning to sell its empire of restaurant-, hotel- and, etc.-rating publications. (New York Times) A professor of food studies studies what emigrants from Ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Teachers Don't Like 'Em Flat

    Who among us has not harbored the occasional romantic and/or sexual yearning for a teacher? Teachers have power. Power is sexy. More to the point, some teachers are attractive -- hot, even. They didn't include that red-pepper rating on RateMyProfessors.com for nothing. This is not to say that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Teachers Don't Like 'Em Flat

    From the files of STLog: Who among us has not harbored the occasional romantic and/or sexual yearning for a teacher? Teachers have power. Power is sexy. More to the point, some teachers are attractive -- hot, even. They didn't include that red-pepper rating on RateMyProfessors.com for nothing. T ... More >>

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