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Did the CEO of Big Mac Tell a Whopper to His Shareholders?

Josh Golin | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Golin

If, come September, we do in fact see Ronald McDonald in schools, it won't only be bad news for children -- it will be bad news for Don Thompson's reputation.

Teens Fight Back Against Ronald And The Burger King With Catchy Rap Song

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.04.2014 | Teen

There are a number of reasons not to say "I'm lovin' it" to fast food in America, but these Oakland, California-based kids say it in a powerful, catch...

Hunter Stuart

Why You Never See Ronald McDonald Eating McDonald's Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

When Ronald McDonald was first introduced to America in the 1960s, he wore a magic belt that dispensed an endless supply of hamburgers. But today,...

Ronald McDonald Gets the Call

Troy Johnson | Posted 07.06.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

Two weeks ago, McDonald's announced that Ronald McDonald was making a comeback in the digital age. He'll be tweeting and taking selfies. What follows is a firsthand account of what happened with Ron got the call.

The Happy Meal: Fast Food's Greatest Invention

Troy Johnson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

Of all the fast food gimmickry in the world, the Happy Meal is the greatest. Other fast food chains tried to be clever and baroque with the name of t...

Ronald McDonald Unveils 'Desperate' New Look

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

The Ronald McDonald of the Internet age is here -- and he's wearing cargo pants. McDonald's unveiled a new look for the famous clown on Wednesday w...

15 Captivating Works Of Art That Challenge The McDonaldization Of Society

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

Since its founding 60 years ago, McDonald's has played a near-ubiquitous role in pop culture. At times, it can feel like there's an ad for or referenc...

The Wack Donald's Project

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The actual street and the digital version of it are now intrinsically linked and often if you see new occurrences of street art it takes just a bit of...

What Ronald McDonald Taught Me About Emotional Depth

Troy Johnson | Posted 04.18.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

It was 1979. I was six. Mom said we were going somewhere special. I settled into the passenger seat and pulled out my portable video game. On the sc...

Taco Bell's New Ads Feature Unlikely Star

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu — Ronald McDonald. The fast-food cha...

Clowning Around With Charity: How McDonald's Exploits Philanthropy and Targets Children

Michele Simon | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

Pop quiz: Who do you think funds the hundreds of Ronald McDonald Houses around the nation? McDonald's, right? Sort of, but not really. Confused? Wondering how a corporation that raked in $27 billion last year can be so stingy with its own charity? You're not alone.

14 Iconic Food Brand Mascots

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 08.14.2013 | Taste

These characters will forever be in our hearts.

Supersize Those Wages, McDonald's

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Last month, McDonald's gave its workers a little gift -- a budget purporting to show how to survive on the starvation wages the burger behemoth pays. The bizarre financial plan made millionaire McDonald's CEO Don Thompson look like a real clown.

McDonald's CEO Defends Chain's 'High Quality' Food

Posted 07.25.2013 | Parents

At a shareholder meeting this past May, a nine-year-old asked McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to stop "trying to trick kids into wanting to eat your food ...

Death Of Colonel Sanders?

CNBC | Martha C. White | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

CNBC Oh, where are the brand mascots of yesteryear? The Quisps, the Hamburglars, the Colonels who tweaked our fancy and tickled our tastebuds? I...

RMHC Day of Change

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

Have you ever thought to yourself that you want to help and give back to others but then you decide not to because you don't have the funds to do so? ...

Dad's Not Lovin' It Either

Josh Golin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Josh Golin

Systemic change will not happen until we address the vast sums of money and resources corporations like McDonald's spend each year to undermine parents' efforts to instill healthy eating habits in their children.

Ronald McDonald Breaks Restraining Order At McDonald's

Posted 10.26.2012 | Weird News

Hamburglar isn't the only criminal at McDonald's. Now, Ronald McDonald is in trouble with the law. It's not the lovable McDonald's mascot, thou...

Inappropriate Ronald McDonald Photos

Oddee.com | Posted 06.23.2012 | Weird News

When you're an icon like Ronald McDonald, people can't help but put you in embarrassing, inappropriate situations....

Meteorologist Sells Weather-Predicting Calendars, Donates $2 Million

Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch | Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

Predicting the weather is just one way Jim Witt has helped his community for the last fifty years. Since 1986, this innovative meteorologist has be...

Ron English Discusses His Pop Surrealism (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Ron English's latest collection, "The Seasons of Supurbia," is a journey through pop surrealism, realized in English's universe as tableaus of toys with twisted features in a foreboding landscape.

McDonalds Now Launching Its Own TV Network

Posted 12.17.2011 | Entertainment

Here's one way to stop that drive-thru coning epidemic: make the inside of your restaurant more fun than the outside. The Los Angeles Times reports...

Top 10 Creepiest Product Mascots

www.time.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

It took Burger King seven years to realize people found its creepy, plastic-faced King mascot unappetizing. The royal representative has starred in...

David Moye

WATCH: Clowns Fight 'Clownism'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Cracked.co. | 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. ...