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Chick-fil-A Inc.

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Against Football Author Steve Almond Blasts the NFL and Its Hypocritical Media Machine

    The dog days of summer aren't much fun in the land of sports talk radio. The only major league in play is baseball, with the pennant races still two months off. Amid these doldrums, the Ray Rice story hit the airwaves last month like a gale. In late July, word leaked that the National Football Leag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2013

    Rightbloggers Prove They're No Sissies By Supporting Duck Dynasty, Beating Up Pajama Boy

    Consider a traditional conservative with the traditional conservative attitude toward gay people (briefly, "grooot, ah hates me a faggot"). Times have turned hard for him; gay marriage is sweeping the nation, and it's no longer considered cool to harsh on homosexuals. Through all the recent gay wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Christine Quinn Threatens Media Who Run Ad She Doesn't Like

    City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is having a rough week so far. For one thing, new Quinnipiac poll shows the mayoral front-runner's numbers hitting a five-month low. She's also facing a new attack ad paid for by a coalition of labor and animal-rights groups. The ad got some media attention earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Stop The Chick-fil-A On The NYU Campus!

    The message has gone out, from poet Scott Hightower: "If you eat at Chick-fil-A, you are supporting a hate organization that opposes the civil liberties of women and LGBT people. "As a gay man, I am deeply offended that this is on our campus. Anyone who supports Chick-fil A supports HATE."

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2013

    Obama's Modest Proposals Drive Rightbloggers Gun Crazy

    Last week President Obama, inspired by December's Newtown shootings, announced 23 executive actions, and proposed some legislation, to address gun violence. The actions are rather mild ("Require criminal background checks for all gun sales," "Nominate an ATF Director," etc.) and the legislation prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Watch Chick-Fil-A Pranksters 'Trade' Homosexuality for Chicken Sandwiches

    Robert and John admit to the camera that they "let their feelings get the best of them" the night before. Luckily they have these handy dandy "Trade your homosexuality for a free chicken sandwich" coupons. Then they try to use the coupons at an actual Chick-Fil-A.

  • Columns

    December 26, 2012

    2012: The Year in Review

    From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The 12 Months of Crazy: Rightbloggers' Greatest Hits of 2012

    It's been a hell of a year for conservatives, so naturally it's been a flaming, bloody hell of a year for our subjects the rightbloggers. If this is the sort of thing that gladdens your heart, then sit by the fire and let us brighten your holiday season by reviewing, month by month, the rightblogg ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 7, 2012

    Autograph Convention Report: Virginia Madsen Nice, Penny Marshall Not Nice

    At Chiller Theatre, the answer to "What's in a name?" is $45

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2012

    Rightbloggers Anticipate Romney Landslide, Denounce Nate Silver, Katy Perry

    The election's Tuesday, and the whole political blogosphere is one endless screaming rah-rah for one candidate or another. We advise against all direct contact with it from now till next weekend. The preemptive victory dances of the left blogosphere are, as we never tire of paraphrasing Jed Leland, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Halloween Costume Ideas! These Are Good!

    The big day is a-coming next Wednesday, so it's time to start trotting out ideas that will be topical, scary, and wildly amusing. Here are my best suggestions:

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Chick Fil-A Has Already Fil-ip Fil-opped!

    Just a few days ago, word got out that the chain-chain-chain of wings and a prayer had promised an alderman that they wouldn't donate to anything political--i.e., like anti-gay organizations--anymore. Then they came out with this statement, which might be considered promising, but is wildly confusi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Chick-fil-A Will Stop Being Jerks And "Treat Every Person Equally, Regardless of Sexual Orientation"

    Chick-fil-A has finally caved. The company said that it will "treat every person equally, regardless of sexual orientation." The comments came via The Civil Rights Agenda in Chicago. The lobby group also reported that Chick-fil-A has pledged to stop giving money to antigay groups and to refrain fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Shake Shack Forced To Reveal How Fattening Their Food Is

    Shake Shack recently opened their 15th location in New Haven, meaning that the chain is large enough to be required to post calorie counts on their menus. The Wall Street journal reports that a meal consisting of a double-patty ShackBurger, regular fries and a chocolate shake is just shy of 2,000 ca ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2012

    How to Speak Republican

    Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language

  • Voice Choices

    August 22, 2012

    MUENSTER MASH

    Action Bronson cooks up fun

  • Columns

    August 15, 2012

    Chris Rock: "I Used To Be a Bit Of An Asshole!"

    We discuss his most challenging role ever in 2 Days in New York: Me!

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2012

    Q&A With Hillary Dworkoski, NYU's Anti-Chick-fil-A Provocateur

    When Hillary Dworkoski traveled from her home state of California to the bustling Big Apple for her first semester at New York University last year, she had never heard about chicken sandwiches and waffle fries. 'Chick-fil-A' was not in her vocabulary; neither was 'civic activism' or 'Dan Cathy.' Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Chick-Fil-A Flap: Brooklyn Republican Invites Homophobic Chicken Peddler Dan Cathy To Open Restaurant

    Not everyone's in a huff over the anti-gay comments made by homophobic chicken peddler/Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. Take GOP Assembly hopeful Russell Gallo, for example, who has now invited Cathy to open a restaurant smack-dab in the middle of Brooklyn.Gallo wrote a letter to Cathy yesterday apologizi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Go To Starbucks Tomorrow! Important!

    I never thought I'd say that--I detest overpriced lattes consumed by slacking hipsters--but the pro-Starbucks day planned for tomorrow is intended as a show of support for a chain store that's backed same-sex marital rights.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Sean Fieler

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Super PAC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    When Rightbloggers Tell You the Battle of Chick-fil-A Isn't About Gay Rights, It's About Gay Rights

    In years to come, rightbloggers will tell their grandchildren many stories of the glorious summer of twenty-twelve. They'll tell 'em how they warned America about the socialist menace of the Olympics. They'll tell 'em how, in the wake of the Aurora shooting, they defended assault weapons against Dem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    3 Good Things: Cereal Mascots

    1 Mike Boon's Breakfast Mascot Alphabet, a poster inspired by cereal box mascots. Can you recognize all of them? (I had to cheat.) [Laughing Squid] 2 Grape breeder Bruce Reisch is taking suggestions from the public for two new wine grape varieties (currently just called NY76.0844.24 and NY95.0301.0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg On Chick-Fil-A: Banning Soda Is OK. Banning Homophobic Chicken Peddlers Is Un-American

    For a guy who's hell-bent on imposing his will on just about everyone, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has taken a rather uncharacteristic stance in the ongoing flap over the outrage stemming from homophobic comments made by Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy -- especially for a guy who claims to be a sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Mike Huckabee's Tired Of All The "Hate Speech" Against Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy

    Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is sick and tired of all the hate speech surrounding the ongoing flap over Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's comments that he opposes the gayz tyin' the knot. But get this: the "hate speech" he's concerned with is against Cathy, not against the entire homosexual comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Randy Rainbow Works A Chick-Fil-A

    In his latest video, Randy Rainbow--the gayest creation since Spandex kneepads--lands a job at a Chick-Fil-A, where he gamely sings show tunes, dons a festive tiara, and makes out with a young male coworker. ("Talk about chicken!")

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The "Free Speech" Lie In The Chick-Fil-A Argument

    Swarms of people have rallied to protect poor Chick-Fil-A from the abuse they've suffered--simply for saying gays shouldn't have equal rights, and for vigorously funding causes that agree with that! Poor little Chick Fil-A. But the real killer is that these people don't label themselves homophobe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    3 Good Things: Human Cheese?

    [See More 3 Good Things: Murakami, Gianduia, Barista Crushes | Scratch 'n' Sniff | Orbiting Sprinkles] 1 A very interesting story about the former president and COO of McDonalds, currently developing a sustainable, healthy brand of fast food in Palo Alto. [Wired] 2 A Q A with Miriam Simun, a gradu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    The Most Outrageous Film Of The Year

    Trailer trash Texans double cross each other in Killer Joe, the William Friedkin-directed film of the Tracy Letts play which brings skanking, shooting, and sex with fried chicken parts onto the big screen with unapologetic candor and dark humor. Whether you and your date like the film or not, you w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2012

    Christine Quinn Tells Chick-Fil-A to Get Out of NYC

    Yesterday, we reported on the Chick-fil-A controversy that has been brewing across the country. Well, it looks like this story's heating up a bit.As the mayors of Boston, Chicago and San Fran all demanded for the organization to get the hell out of Dodge, our urban boss, Mr. Michael R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2012

    Bloomberg Signs Off on Chick-Fil-A in NYC

    On Sundays, Chick-fil-A closes its door to respect the Sabbath - the day God gave mankind to rest after a long week. The assembly line of chicken sandwiches stops its engines and customers take the day off from consuming the famous Chick-fil-A sauce. Along the Bible Belt, where a majority of the Atl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Michael Bloomberg Slams Barack Obama, Mitt Romney On Gun Policies

    Immediately after the Aurora, Colo., shootings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg demanded that Pres. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney address gun violence. And this morning on "The John Gambling Show with Mayor Mike," Bloomberg continued his call to action and went on the attack, lambasting Obama and Romney for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Food Scenes from Mexico

    [See More Clips of the Day: 'Chick-Fil-A Say You Make the Baby Jesus Cry' | Starvation and Animation | Beautiful Food Scenes from The NoMad and Eleven Madison Park] Saveur's Mexico issue will be online on August 1, but for now they get us hungry with some beautiful cooking, dancing, and wrestling s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    'Chick-Fil-A Say You Make the Baby Jesus Cry'

    [See More Clips of the Day: Beautiful Food Scenes from The NoMad and Eleven Madison Park | Starvation and Animation] After Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy made a public statement about the company's belief in "the biblical definition of the family unit," and reactions rolled in from Mayor Thomas Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Blogroll Gazette: Avocado Marshmallows and Chick-fil-A Addictions

    This week in food blogs ... Food Babe investigates why she became so addicted to Chick-fil-A. One of her reasons: "If I turn in the toy from the kid's meal I can get an ice cream cone that my kid loves and I don't have to deal with all these annoying toys everywhere in my house." Gilt Taste explo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Chick-Fil-A Protest Spawned on NYU Campus Over Opposition to Gay Marriage

    Anti-gay Chick-fil-A flourishes in Greenwich Village, the home of the gay rights movement. Bisexual NYU freshmen and Santa Monica, California, native Hillary Dworkoski has launched a protest of Chick-fil-A's presence on the Greenwich Village campus via a petition on Change.org. Quoted in a press r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Paris Hilton Is Positively Brimming With Positivity!

    Maybe it's because she's got some projects percolating. Perhaps it's because the hot air has burst out of Kim Kardashian's balloons. But whatever the case, read Paris Hilton's tweets these days and you'll be invigorated, uplifted, and quite possibly feel your teeth ache. The sociable socialite is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Schnipper's Quality Kitchen on 23rd Street: For When It's Too Cold for Shake Shack

    The Shake Shack in Madison Square Park has its die-hard fans, but unlike at the other locations around the city, when the weather gets frigid, patrons are kind of screwed. Sure, there are heat lamps, but it's just not as fun eating a burger with your coat, hat, and mittens on. A reasonable alternati ... More >>

  • Music

    June 15, 2011

    Fucked Up's Bullet in a Neon Bible

    The triumphant David Comes to Life storms the suburbs

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Chris Christie Made It to His Son's Baseball Game ... In a Helicopter

    Christopher Costa for Patch​The governor of New Jersey is a busy man, but made time to see his son play baseball yesterday; he arrived in a State Police helicopter. Chris Christie had a hectic marathon of important meetings and New Jersey allows the use of the choppers, which cost at least $1, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    L.A. School District Bans Jamie Oliver, All Reality TV from Schools; Chick-fil-A Isn't the Only One That's Anti-Gay

    ​The Los Angeles Unified School District has denied a request by Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution to film at a local high school, and has banned all reality TV shows from shooting in schools. [Hollywood Reporter] A Finnish group that calls itself the Food Liberation Army has "kidnapped" a statu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Is Chick-fil-A Anti-Gay?; Starbucks Wins Rights to Instant Coffee

    ​Eddie Huang divulges his favorite picks for Chinatown eats, including Shanghai Cuisine on Bayard and Oriental Garden on Elizabeth. [NY Post] Cupcake Stop, Taco Truck, and Desserts Truck are among food trucks getting permanent addresses at brick-and-mortar locations. [NY Post] Taco Bell has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Chick-fil-A to Offer Free Spicy Chicken Biscuits

    Coming soon to a stomach near you?​ Our Man Sietsema recently ranted against the sole Manhattan branch of Chick-fil-A, and for good reason. They offer a sad, sad looking sandwich. But there's a glimmer of hope ahead. Beginning today, Chick-fil-A is offering customers free spicy chicken bisc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    NYC's Chick-fil-A at NYU: Why It Blows

    ​Your crisp chicken sandwich is languishing, steaming itself inside the foil. If you, like me, are a Chick-fil-A fan, you can probably remember the first time you were scurrying through some airport, and paused momentarily to buy one, or were driving along some Southern road about sunset, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    55 Things to Get the Village Voice for Our Birthday: A Wishlist

    ​Have you heard? Today is our 55th Birthday! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! As such, we've made a list of things you can buy us for it. After all, you know how much all of this costs you, the reader? Nothing. So you've obviously got the extra scratch lying around. Without further ado, here is what you should ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    The Great Popsicle Showdown; The Truth Behind the Chick-fil-A Giveaway

    This week in food blogs... Eater rounded up its 38 most essential Brooklyn places, spaces, and destinations, including the Brooklyn Flea and Coney Island boardwalk. Grub Street spent the week with Scott Conant of Scarpetta and Faustina and found out the chef was worried about his weight. Feast le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Despite Double Down Stunt, KFC Fowled Up

    ​Apparently, a sandwich of bacon, cheese, and mayonnaise swaddled in fried chicken is not a great marketing strategy. Although items like the Double Down get us bloggers excited, KFC's market share has been dropping since 2005 and sales fell six percent last year. Ad Age reports that stunts l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    School Lunch Talk Talks School Lunches

    Photo borrowed from School Lunch Talks School Lunch Policy, which has relaunched its website under the banner School Lunch Talk documents how school lunches differ around the world. Basque chicken thigh with herbs, red and green bell peppers, and olive oil in France; zucchini risotto and mozzarella ... More >>

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