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Taco Bell Meat Lawsuit Withdrawn

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 06.18.2011 | Food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An Alabama-based law firm said Monday it has withdrawn its class-action lawsuit that sought to force Taco Bell to stop calling the ...

Entrepreneurs Are Stopped Cold for Lack of "Skin in the Game"

Jerry Chautin | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Passion and a great idea are not enough to start a business. In my last two columns, I wrote that you must demonstrate enough predictable cash flow an...

FBI Investigated Col. Sanders Death Threat, Files Reveal

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 06.15.2011 | Food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As it turns out, Colonel Harland Sanders wasn't the only one keeping secrets. Newly released documents from the 1970s show the FBI...

China's Ambivalent Tiger Moms: When in Rome...

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the People's Republic, contemporary mothers, flooded with information that promote a more liberal model of modern parenting, are conflicted.

WATCH: Fake Barack Obama In KFC China Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

With President Obama's approval rating going back up, now is probably the time to cash in on some fake endorsements, and KFC in China isn't wasting an...

McDonald's, Pepsi Tapped To Help Write UK Health Policy

The Guardian | Felicity Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The Department of Health is putting the fast food companies McDonald's and KFC and processed food and drink manufacturers such as PepsiCo, Kellogg's, ...

KFC To Double In Size Across Africa

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yum Brands Inc. is targeting Africa and other emerging global markets for expansion for its venerable KFC chain that has becom...

How I Learned to Quit KFC -- and Actually Enjoy Exercise

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Johann Hari

There are moments in life when you feel the universe is telling you you have become a Fat Bastard. For me, the hint came when one of the staff at KFC pulled out a large Christmas card, signed by everybody who worked there.

The Hidden Meanings Behind Brands' Favorite Numbers | WalletPop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

in the 1870s, when Levi Strauss invented his famous blue jeans, they were known simply as "XX." Two decades later, they were given the lot number "501...

Weekly Pulse: Palin Revives Death Panels; Boobs Against Breast Cancer; and the Anti-Gay Bullying Crisis

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
The Media Consortium

This post features links to the best independent, progressive reporting about health care by members of The Media Consortium.

Franchising Is an Alternative to Unemployment if You Can Get Start-Up Financing

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Self-employment is an alternative to unemployment. Yet, determining what kind of business to start, knowing how much money you will need, and what steps to take can be daunting

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...

The Real Colonel Sanders: More Than A Fast-Food Icon

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

When I read last week that a majority of Americans ages 18 to 25 didn't know who Colonel Sanders was, I was shocked. According to USA Today, 61% of re...

What Are Today's Best And Worst Brands?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

When Hugh Hefner announced his intention to take Playboy Enterprises private in July, the struggling company's stock climbed more than 40 percent in o...

Fast Food Lies: Meals That Don't Live Up to Their Ads

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Stir

So how well does the fancy fast food hold up to the fantasy?

Fast Food Art vs. Slow Food Art

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Our world seems to be one where we fear the image of death so much that we insist our chicken be presented to us in a bucket or pulverized into nuggets.

KFC Execs Hint Some Restaurants Could Close To Increase Profits

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Top executives with the owner of KFC hinted Wednesday that some U.S. outlets of the ubiquitous chicken chain could close if th...

This Joke-Thief Will Never Work in This Internet Again

Edward Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Edward Murray

I pity Nick Madson because he was oblivious enough to do a famous Patton Oswalt bit, verbatim, at a recorded show, and now the entire comedy world wants to beat the living crap out of him. Sucks to be him.

Escape from the Heartland - Atrazine, Susan G. Komen, and KFC

Sandra Steingraber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Steingraber

When you are peddling fried chicken breasts in the name of addressing breast cancer, you are distracting us from an ongoing battle about the use of atrazine in the creation of that food.

Fastfood Meals For Failures | 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...

Ten Valuable Trade Secrets

DailyFinance | BRUCE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Every company promises a better product -- a better burger, a better search engine, a better hotel room. For the companies below, the secret to a supe...

"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...

Krispy Kreme KFC Double Down: Doughnut As Bun Makes "Luther Double Down" (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Luther Double Down: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Added As Bun To KFC Double Down