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David Moye

WATCH: Clowns Fight 'Clownism' | David Moye | Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

Clowns devote their lives to making people laugh, but there are some things that are no joke to them -- like being called "creepy." That term makes ma...

5 Famous Ad Campaigns That Actually Hurt Sales | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Jared has sold tons of Subway sandwiches and Ronald McDonald has become one of the most recognizable characters in the history of human civilization. ...

David Moye

Rare Ronald McDonald Costume Reveals Spokes-Clown's Origins | David Moye | Posted 09.06.2011 | Weird News

In a more innocent age, Ronald McDonald was the most benign of media icons: a cheerful clown whose floppy red wig and striped clothes presented an ima...

Superman, Captain America, Santa Claus 'Invade' Bulgaria

Posted 08.20.2011 | World

The new "Captain America" movie may still be weeks away from release, but the comic book character has already made his first world appearance as part...

McDonald's Removes Ads Poking Fun At Far Rockaway

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Ronald McDonald can bring his big red shoes back to Far Rockaway -- it just might take him a while to get there. City Councilman James Sanders had...

McDonald's CEO Defends Spokesclown, 'Right To Choose' Fast Food

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home

-- McDonald's Corp. CEO Jim Skinner came out swinging Thursday when asked about Ronald McDonald and whether the burger chain hooks children with junk...

Ronald McDonald's Midlife Crisis

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Ronald McDonald is having a midlife crisis. His floppy shoes, painted-on smile and flaming-red hair may be a harder sell to today's ...

Ronald McDonald Returns To Commercials

Slashfood | Slashfood Editor, Posted Apr 4th 2011 @ 1:00PM | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home

Apparently, the reports of his death were greatly exaggerated -- Ronald McDonald, the red-haired clown that's been the (silent) mouthpiece of the Gold...

Ronald McDonald, Wedding Planner

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

I may be a clown, but I take your special day very seriously. And I've got tons of experience -- "over one billion hitched," just like the sign says.

Where's Ronald?

Daily Finance | David Schepp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As clowns' careers go, Ronald McDonald has had a pretty good run -- he's been the face of McDonald's (MCD) for 48 years. But as fans of the jester may...

I'm With Stupid: Bad Parents Unhappy About Happy Meals

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I am, admittedly, not the best parent in the world. Oh, I try, but I'm lazy and not very bright, so sometimes things don't work out exactly as planned...

Adorable: 5-Year-Old Donates Birthday Money To Charity

WLWT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Magnus Knudsen is no ordinary 5-year-old. Andrew Setters reports on the sacrifice he made to help other kids.Read More About Magnus. ...

Should McDonald's Happy Meals be Banned?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Damien Hoffman

Santa Clara County, California is planning to ban the sale of toys and other promotions with McDonald's (MCD) Happy Meals. Is this ban a major benefit to society?

Ronald McDonald At In-and-Out

Slashfood | Slashfood Editor, Posted Apr 16th 2010 @ 1:00PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's not every day you see the iconic red-headed mascot walk into a competitor's fast-food joint for a burger. In this music video for "When I'm With ...

Down on the Clown

Raj Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raj Patel

Ronald McDonald isn't just a clown. He's not just a pioneer in the marketing of food to children: he's also an architect. Without him, the food system we have today would look very different.

Burgers and Insanity

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Susan Albers

A Burger King commercial causes controversy in the mental health community. How much does the media impact what we consume?

Retire Ronald McDonald--Do it for our kids!

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frances Moore Lappe

Kids are the perfect advertising audience: Very young children don't even know they're being marketed to.

Chicago McDonald's Is Site Of Upcoming Anti-Ronald Rally

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A coalition of health professionals, parents and corporate accountability advocates is calling for Ronald McDonald to retire as a spokesman for the na...

Bobby Jindal, Dan Quayle and Socialist Health Care

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Fear, not surprisingly, has remained one of the key tenets of the Republican message during Obama's presidency.

Calif. McDonald's Tries Feng Shui Theme

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. — The only familiar signs at the McDonald's in this large Asian community are the golden arches, the drive-through and ...