09.17.2010 07:46 AM

Super-size that, sir?

Corporate Death Burger gets hit, hard. NYT yarn here. Stomach bomb, anyone?


  1. Will M. says:

    Premise of the ad is flawed.

    You could remove every fast food franchise on the planet and obesity would still be a problem. Look at the amount of crap that sits on store shelves.

    And I know more than a few rotund vegetarians.

  2. Tyler says:

    Sadly with 1 in 7 Americans living below the poverty line (family of four earning $400/week before tax), Mickey D’s is likely one of the only viable options.

  3. Winston Higgs says:

    After watching the video, I had a frightening, Glenn Beck-like vision of what comes next: I saw, coming through the mist and over the hill, the Four Horowitz’ of the Apocalypse (actually three – the fourth was a Schmidt).

    Nostrils flaring, a subpoena in one hand and a meat cleaver in the other, they would make short work of these petulant herbivores swinging their stethoscopes wildly over their heads. The horror, the horror…

  4. Marc L says:

    The confusing message unfortunately makes this lose its effectiveness. Is it telling people to shun junk food, and McDonalds in particular, or to become vegetarians? Personally, I think McDonalds is evil (tastes like crap too), but I’m not a vegetarian, am in excellent shape. So, where does this leave someone like me? They should have stuck to the anti junk-food message.

  5. allegra fortissima says:

    A family of four would spend at least $20 at McFlips for a Crappy Meal.

    While listening to Chopin’s Piano Sonata No 2, three Horowitz’ could cook a delicious meal for less than $20: Latkes, Keftes, Purim Ravioli, Halva as dessert.

    And Schmidt? Would contribute an extra treat: Apple Pancakes…

  6. eattv says:

    Slaughter and starvation for death corporations.

  7. Kevin says:

    He’s awfully rosy pink for a dead dude.

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