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Chicago’s supersized McDonald’s to transform from Jetsons restaurant to Apple Store-lookalike

Chicago’s Rock ‘N’ Roll McDonald’s sat at the corner of Ontario and LaSalle, just west of the Magnificent Mile and blocks away from The Takeout headquarters. The supersized faux-futuristic, golden-arched restaurant, which looked like what someone in the 1960s thought the 21st century was going to look like, was an…

McDonald's woefully underestimates how much Rick And Morty fans want their goddamn dipping sauce

We have to give it up to the McDonald’s marketing team: When Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland’s food-based obsessions gave them an opening into the fervent fanbase of one of TV’s hottest shows, they grabbed that greasy, breaded football and ran with it, as far and as fast as it could take them. Those efforts…

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Daring, Banksy-like provocateur buys a literal “nothing burger” from McDonald’s

You sort of know, in advance, that “nothing burger” is going to be named “word of the year” or “phrase of the year” or something, assuming “nuclear holocaust” or “atomic swamp” doesn’t overtake it first. The phrase has been spouted with increasing amounts of self-satisfaction by talking heads and political-sphere…

A bottle of McDonald’s’ Rick And Morty Szechuan sauce just sold for $15,000

It feels like the internet’s current obsession with McDonald’s’ discontinued Szechuan dipping sauce—inspired and fueled by its prominence in a recent episode of Rick And Morty—should be spinning down by now. (It’s usually a pretty good sign that a meme is hitting the end of its shelf-life when the big corporations…

Guy wants McDouble, flies to McDonald’s in dangerous, handmade flying machine

“Suggested: What If The Wing Collapses?” reads an ad in the top right corner of this new video by Tucker Gott, who has found fame via videos detailing his adventures with a “paramotor,” or a paraglider with a motor attached. The ad isn’t connected to this particular video, we don’t think, what with the paramotor…

Series arc achieved: Rick And Morty’s Justin Roiland finally got his McDonald’s Szechuan sauce

The marketing folks for fast food companies pretty much live for the chance to attach their products to hot pop culture brands, so when a hit show—like, say, Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty—lobs a slow, easy pitch at them—by declaring that one of their discontinued products is its “series arc,” for instance—it’s not super…