Have you noticed the latest ad campaign from Arby's? It features a "legendary detective" trumpeting the fact that Arby's doesn't get its meat from a "factory," as Subway does, but slices it fresh in the restaurant.
In one of these ads, this detective even tries to give a meat slicer to a Subway emp ... More >>
Man has ingested all manner of disgusting things hoping they might put the gusto back in his thrust-o: Tiger penis, dead chicken embryos, ambergris (an intestinal secretion of sperm whales). Why not an energy drink, which some consider the equivalent of drinking sweetened battery acid?
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We'd be lying if we said we'd imagined a beautiful Frankenstein hybrid of our favorite kettle chips and our favorite energy drink ingredients taurine and caffeine uniting in one product. That would be a lie. With that said, when Gut Check learned that foodstuffs producer Arma recently released caffe ... More >>
Not everyone at Gut Check is a fan of energy drinks, but for those of us who have made peace with destroying our livers, they remain a shameless addiction. We know they can't be good for us, but either is a diet rich in cheese and sugar, so it doesn't totally assault our food-based worldview. While ... More >>
Mary ManganYou won't find bacon in HotShots' Hob Bombs.You've probably heard the term "McJob," or, even more likely, "GenX," both of which were coined by Douglas Coupland in his 1991 novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. We're going to borrow a couple more:
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Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Killswitch Engage and a ton of other bands are at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater today as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. In last week's paper, Phil Freeman spoke with Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, in part discussing the band's forthcoming album, World P ... More >>