McDonald's workers file federal complaint alleging widespread sexual harassment

McDonald’s employees this week have been demonstrating outside the company’s new downtown Chicago headquarters as part of their Fight For $15 campaign to raise wages and expand workers’ rights. They held a press conference Tuesday to announce the filing of a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…

Woman tries the old “razor blade in fast food” scam, gets charged with criminal mischief

As capers go, we gotta say, this one is pretty weak. A 29-year-old woman in Eunice, Louisiana, allegedly had hatched quite a plan, though. KATC.com reports that Correill Bradley “told police she purchased her food from the restaurant and upon biting into the sandwich felt a strange object in her mouth and then pain.…

Homeless man sues Burger King over that time he spent three months in jail for no damn reason

Oh look, it’s today’s reminder that corporations that do good things can also be supremely awful. An Associated Press report details a lawsuit being brought against Burger King, one of their franchisees, and a cashier at that franchise by Emory Ellis, a black homeless man who spent more than three months in jail for…

Shit got weird during the Jack In The Box mascot's Reddit AMA

Reddit “Ask Me Anythings” are a chance for the internet’s everymen to lob insults and bizarro questions at famous people—or sometimes they’re just marketing schemes in the form of a Q&A. The recent AMA with Jack, the creepy-because-he’s-always-smiling Jack In The Box mascot, was a mix of both: part publicity for the…

Couple takes prom photos at Taco Bell, making hearts warmer than Diablo sauce

Riley Papile never wanted to forget her Senior Prom. So the Hatboro-Horsham High School student snagged a photographer—Rachel Beck—and arranged to have photos taken with her girlfriend, Abby Creneti. They traveled to “iconic locations around their hometown,” reports Insider, before Beck announced that she had a…

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Dear restaurants, I promise to order ahead if you promise to make it less anxiety-inducing

Sometimes you read something about the behavior of others and think, thank god, I thought that was just me. The latest iteration: a piece in the Wall Street Journal that asks why people who can use a smartphone app to order ahead would opt to wait in line instead. It’s all anecdotal stuff—the individuals the WSJ spoke…