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Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits? Take 2

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rumors are Lebanon's daily bread with legacy media and citizen journalists accused of fanning the flames amid domestic political unrest, economic uncertainty, and regional upheaval whose sparks are burning Lebanese fingers.

Why Are We Laughing at Things That Make Chickens Suffer?

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Selling more sandwiches is no justification for minimizing or lampooning abject suffering, even if the effect is inadvertent, or exists because not enough people are aware these funny fictions are actually real-life cruelties.

Fast Food Chain Announces Big Expansion

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

ST. LOUIS -- The fast-food chain Hardee's is expanding into the Northeast with a plan to open about 200 new restaurants in the next five years. The e...

WATCH: New Carl's Jr. Ad Features Epic Meal Time, Lots Of Bacon

Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste

Bacon. Bacon. Bacon. Bacon. Bacon.

No Economic Recovery Without Small Business Recovery

Lynda Bekore | Posted 08.17.2013 | Small Business
Lynda Bekore

To share in the wealth, we all have to share in the responsibility of speaking out when government help turns into government obstacles. We have to make sure our elected representatives know why we object and what results we expect, because small business growth is good for everyone.

Carl's Jr. & Hardee's Hoping To Gain Customers Feeling 'McBurned'

Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

In May, McDonald's ditched the Angus Third Pounder. While some loyal customers were upset, CKE Restaurants (the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Harde...

Fast Food CEO: Health Food Craze 'Not Our Personality'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

Fast food can have a lot of calories and one CEO isn't afraid to keep in that way. Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants which owns Carl's Jr. a...

WATCH: Swimsuit Model Pushes New Fast Food Fish Sandwich

Posted 01.29.2013 | Home

Fried and battered fish sandwiches are old hat to fast food chains, so Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have decided to go in a slightly different direction wi...

Carl's Jr. Unveils 'Meat-On-Meat' Pulled Pork Burger

Posted 08.21.2012 | Home

Behold, the latest creation from Carl's Jr. and Hardee's: the Memphis BBQ Burger, a pulled pork cheeseburger. The burger will feature a charbro...

Chain Unveils Bacon Bacon Biscuit To 'Double The Goodness'

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

Sometimes, one kind of bacon just isn't enough, apparently. Hardee's and Carl's Jr. have debuted the "Bacon Bacon Biscuit," a breakfast sandwich with ...

Wear Spider-Man Costume, Get Free Cheeseburger

Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

Are you an adult human? Do you own a Spider-Man costume (store-bought or home-made)? Do you like cheeseburgers? Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have design...

You Might Soon Be Able To Buy Shares Of That Burger

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The owner of fast-food chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's is planning to go public again, seeking to raise an estimated $100 million. CKE Inc...

WATCH: Kate Upton Gets Steamy With A Hamburger

Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

Apparently, the new Southwest Patty Melt from Carl's Jr. and Hardee's is pretty hot, at least according to the ad below. Recent Sport's Illustrated sw...

Breakfast Gutbuster: Hardee's Fried Bologna Biscuit

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

Available for a limited time, the Hardee's fried bologna biscuit packs quite a morning wake-up punch: a buttered biscuit with a fried egg omelette, a ...

Carl's Jr. Pushes 'Machines Shouldn't Make It' Campaign

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have launched the Hand-Breaded Chicken Fillet Sandwich, a new menu item that is battered and breaded by-hand. This new additio...

Man Tosses Dead Squirrel Into Hardee's Drive-Thru Window

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois man is facing disorderly conduct charges after he allegedly threw a dead squirrel into the drive-through window a Hardee's in central Illi...

Footlong Cheeseburger: Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Introduce 12-Inch Burger

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A cheeseburger sold as a foot-long sandwich, with three burgers and three cheese slices, is being tested at 50 Carl's Jr. restaurants in Southern Cali...

Hardee's Ads Rejected: Asked Customers To Choose Between A-Holes, B-Holes (VIDEO)

Charlotte News-Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Another Hardee's promotion has been rejected as too racy for North Carolina's conservative consumers....

Hardees' French Maid Hamburger Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The fast food filth wars are continuing to heat up. Hardees, which recently launched a campaign that centered around filming people repeatedly sayin...

Carl's Jr. Launches "Hot Chicks Eating Burgers" Ad Promotion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business posted an article this morning with the headline "Have Fast Food Ads Gotten Too Racy?" and well, perhaps they have a point--if not about r...

Hardee's A-Hole Ad: Really Gross Commercial (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This new television commercial for Hardee's "biscuit holes" probably won't entice your appetite -- but it is likely to grab some attention. Take a ...

Padma Lakshmi Gets Dirty With A Hamburger (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Top Chef" host, model and former Mrs. Rushdie Padma Lakshmi gets dirty with a hamburger in the new ad for Hardee's/Carl's Jr. Lakshmi, in slowmotion...

Fast Food Chains Thrive On Imitation

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

IN the fast-food business, imitation isn't just a form of flattery -- it's a proven way to increase sales. The Taco Bell value menu, for instance, ga...

PETA: Hardee's, Carl's Jr Will Only Buy Meat From Cage-Free Suppliers

AP | Jim Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, spokesmen ...