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KFC Double Down Is Coming Back Day After 4/20

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

KFC is doubling down on one of its most questionable menu items. The Double Down, a bacon and cheese monstrosity sandwiched between two fried chick...

Obama: 'No Way' I Would Have Run In 2012 Without Biden

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to lay to rest the suggestion that his administration considered replacing Vice President Joe B...

Christie Reveals Romney Apologized For Embarrassing Leak

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) spoke out Tuesday on details released in Double Down explaining why he was not named Mitt Romney's vice presidentia...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Broke Super PAC Pledge During Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama quietly attended a fundraising event for the allied super PAC Priorities USA less than a month before the 2012 el...

Obama Reportedly Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

A new book on the 2012 presidential campaign claims that President Barack Obama told aides that he is "really good at killing people." According t...

Obama Official Warns That 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, dismissed reports on the alleged consideration of replacing Vice President Joe Biden on the ...

Michael Calderone

How The Obama Campaign Pushed A Bombshell Scoop To The NY Times

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.01.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times reported on May 17, 2012 that conservative billionaire Joe Ricketts and several Republican strategists were working on ...

Obama After Backing Gay Marriage: 'I Feel So Good About That'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama felt a sense of relief after coming out in favor of gay marriage, according to "Double Down," a new book about th...

Bill Clinton On Obama: 'He's Luckier Than A Dog With Two D*cks'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

During the 2012 campaign, former President Bill Clinton was amazed that President Barack Obama seemed to be catching break after break, while GOP nomi...

Mitt Romney Poked Fun At Chris Christie's Weight: 'Guys! Look At That!'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was on Mitt Romney's vice presidential short list initially, but the GOP nominee took him off in part because of his we...

A Bold New Way To Say No to Cliche

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Sixty-seven years ago, George Orwell observed that "[Political] prose consists more and more of phrases tacked together like the sections of a prefabr...

How The Double Down Went Global

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

Back in April of 2010, the media was fast to descend on KFC's Double Down following the sandwich's debut in U.S. stores. Gleeful attacks on the bunles...

PHOTOS: An Even More Intense Double Down

Posted 02.01.2013 | Food

Thought America was home to the world's most gluttonous and over-the-top sandwich creations? Not any more. KFC Japan has just one upped the Americans....

Block That Metaphor, Twice

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Media
Michael Sigman

It's worth pondering why a gambling cliche has become the metaphor of choice for the campaign commentariat.

KFC's Double Down Lands In New Zealand, Declared As 'Crime Against Food'

Posted 07.09.2011 | Food

KFC's Double Down will be unveiled in 93 New Zealand stores tomorrow and controversy has already been brewing. TV cook Annabelle White calls the bunle...

KFC Pays College Women To Wear 'Double Down' Pants

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Six months after the debut of KFC's Double Down marketers are focusing less on the sodium-laced sandwich's culinary assets and more on those of its co...

KFC Advertises Bunless Sandwich On College Coed's Buns

Slashfood | Nicki Gostin, Posted Sep 22nd 2010 @ 11:00AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Fast-food behemoth KFC has sunk to new lows, literally: They've hired female college students dressed in red sweats with the Double Down logo emblazon...

Denny's Fried Cheese Melt Sandwich: Mozzarella Sticks In A Grilled Cheese

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Denny's has officially hopped aboard the Absurd Sandwich bandwagon with the release of their fried cheese melt. The new sandwich addition to its valu...

Cheap Protein: Are You Stuck in the Drive-Thru Lane?

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Chris Elam

If we're trying to be careful with our dollars while still managing to eat, is our last surest option the drive-thru lane -- or are there other possibilities?

Plastic Makes Perfect: Cosmetic Surgery Charge Cards

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nora Zelevansky

I was checking out at a local market in West Hollywood recently, when I noticed a stray pamphlet advertising a special "elective plastic surgery" credit card.

Colbert's 'Thought For Food' Tackles 'Kentucky Tuna', Competitive Eating, Excessive Sandwiches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Stephen Colbert presented a "Thought For Food" segment last night, touching on hot food issues of the day: obesity, Asian carp, last weekend's Coney I...

Fastfood Meals For Failures

cracked.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you're anything like me, absolutely everything that you see, smell and feel is a chilling reminder that this Earth is a cold, unfeeling timebomb th...

"Pancake Stackers": IHOP Doubles Down With Pancake-Sandwiched Cheesecake (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Seventeen days after KFC launched its infamous double down creation to a storm of coverage and opinions, IHOP is introducing its effort at grabbing he...

KFC Doublicious: Double Down Followup Uses "Sweet Hawaiian Bread" (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

It looks like KFC is hopping on its own bandwagon with the KFC Doublicious sandwich. The fast food megachain is preparing to roll out the new sandwich...

Challenger To The KFC Double Down Throne?

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

KFC's Double Down sandwich couldn't hold the spotlight forever...we knew it was only a matter of time before someone pushed the envelope even further....