Here's How Your McRib Is Made, Step by Disgusting Step

Jay Hathaway · 11/03/14 05:50PM

In celebration of the almost-annual winter return of the McRib, McDonald's dropped a few videos today that purport to reveal the secrets of everyone's favorite barbecue sauce-covered restructured pork item. They do, kind of.

Man Goes For McDouble, Jerks Off Twice in McDonald's Drive-Thru

Aleksander Chan · 10/16/14 01:03PM

Cory D. Peterson, 45, of Bay City, Mich., was sentenced by a judge to two years probation Monday after pleading no contest to an indecent exposure charge from an incident in September where he exposed himself to female employees in the drive-thru of a McDonald's.

Man Says His McDonald's Coffee Came With a Free Dead Mouse

Jay Hathaway · 10/16/14 08:50AM

Ron Morais, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, doesn't like to waste a drop of his coffee. "I always take the lid off to get my last sip," he told the CBC. But he says that on a visit to McDonald's Monday, he found something in his cup that ruined his appetite for last bit of coffee there: A dead mouse.

Tweaker on Bad Trip Ends Alleged 7-Day Crime Spree with McDonald's Run

Hudson Hongo · 10/12/14 04:54PM

A Washington man faces 14 charges, ranging from kidnapping to burglary to theft of a firearm, after allegedly going on a weeklong, acid-inspired crime spree. According to court documents obtained by Vocativ, 23-year-old George Jacobson terrorized residents of Roy, Wa. from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, breaking into houses, stealing guns and demanding victims give him everything from clothes to a ride home.

Man Biking From Maryland to Miami to Propose Stabbed to Death

Aleksander Chan · 09/03/14 10:03AM

Kevin Adorno, 28, was on a bicycling trip from Maryland to Miami. He was planning to propose to girlfriend at the end of his trip. On the final leg of his journey, he stopped at a McDonald's in Vero Beach, Fla., where he was fatally stabbed by a homeless man. He was reportedly on the phone with his girlfriend at the time and police found the engagement ring on him after he was pronounced dead.

Obama Is With the Fast Food Workers. Are You?

Hamilton Nolan · 09/02/14 08:15AM

Yesterday was Labor Day, a holiday that most Americans celebrate by going to work at their low-paid jobs. But—as unlikely as it seems—the president actually said something meaningful in his mandatory Labor Day speech yesterday.

McDonald's Tries to Improve Image By Serving Reporters Non-McDonald's

Enid Shaw · 08/18/14 05:45PM

When you think of McDonald's, the corporate powers that be behind the golden arches would really prefer if your mind didn't immediately flash to expired garbage meat or wages barely preferable to indentured servitude or even their terrifying new toothed box of a mascot. No, McDonald's would rather be synonymous with class, sophistication and refinement, which is why they've taken to rounding up reporters and bloggers and serving them, basically, a bunch of food that is not McDonald's.

McDonald's, KFC Apologize for Selling Expired Garbage Meat

Andy Cush · 07/21/14 03:00PM

After a TV report alleging that a Chinese food supplier used meat that had fallen onto the factory floor and mixed expired goods in with the new stuff, McDonald's and fast-food conglomerate Yum Brands have vowed to cease ties with the company. Now, they promise, all the steaming trash they serve you will be totally fresh.

Americans Claim to Hate the Fast Food Chains They Love

Hamilton Nolan · 07/02/14 08:09AM

Americans spend close to $2 billion a day dining out, and most of that money ain't being spent at The Four Seasons, if you know what we mean. (It is being spent on cheap garbage food.) Heartbreakingly, Americans now say they loathe the fast food chains to which they've pledged their lives.

Who Goes to a McDonald's Party?

Hamilton Nolan · 06/06/14 12:12PM

Last night, the McDonald's corporation threw a celebrity-studded bash to celebrate the much anticipated World Cup-themed McDonald's fry boxes. Who—besides us—would voluntarily go to such an event? It's a mystery that may never be solved.