Taco Bell’s free tacos for stolen bases promotion proves ultimate predictability of the universe

What seems a sea of randomness is actually just a whirlpool of sameness, a spiral in which the moments that feel to us like sparks of the new are actually just the same events repeated ad nauseam as we circle forever closer toward our inevitable end. And so, amidst all that monotony, that unceasing predictability and…

Taco Bell breakfast thrives even though no one gives a shit about its coffee

Taco Bell has served breakfast for going on five years. Lots of fast food places do breakfast, but, as Forbes reports, most places that aren’t McDonald’s fail to thrive. Since Taco Bell entered the fray, the McD’s stranglehold on the fast food breakfast space has eroded slightly, and while it might not sound like a…

Taco Bell heeds the will of the people, resurrects cult-favorite Beefy Crunch Burrito

You wouldn’t be the first person to stare with glazed eyes at the non-stop cable news feed and think “Our country is so, so very screwed.” But what can ordinary citizens really do to make a difference? We can march. We can protest. We can sign online petitions demanding fast-food restaurants bring back our favorite…

9-year-old writes mom-dissing letter, gets to speak at Taco Bell convention

Kinsley James, 9, asked her mom for Taco Bell for dinner. Her mom said no. So Kinsley sat down and wrote a letter to Taco Bell corporate, and now she’s going to speak at the Taco Bell corporate convention in Las Vegas later this month. Not bad, Kinsley, not bad—but have you ever gotten a day’s worth of HBO knocked off…

Manu Ginobili honored with free tacos to all who speak his name (in San Antonio)

On Monday, after 16 seasons in the NBA, Manu Ginobili announced his retirement from basketball. During those seasons, all of which were spent with the San Antonio Spurs, the Argentinian player became “one of the most decorated international players in basketball history” (ESPN), earning four championship rings with…

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…