Ronald McDonald

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy Calls The Houston Texans A Bunch Of Frauds

    Over the last four weeks of the regular season, despite having a significant carrot in front of them in the form of home field advantage throughout the playoffs for which to play, the Houston Texans looked like they were lacking in direction, almost lifeless at times. How that could be, I have no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've just discovered the wonders of Biscoff Spread and now it's all over, as far as losing weight is concerned. And I thought Nutella was addictive, holy shit. It straight-up tastes like cookies, y'all. I'm dead. I'm so dead. We st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    The Six Creepiest Food Commercials of 2011

    Yes, it's true: The original Ronald McDonald was played by Willard Scott.​Food commercials have been unintentionally (or, in some cases, intentionally) creeping us out since the original Ronald McDonald was introduced to audiences in 1963. That's him over there to the right, providing what wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Jaime Esquivel: Dude, At Least Try To Make It Challenging For The Cops

    Jaime Esquivel needs more practice​We're going to go out on a limb here and predict that Jaime Adan Esquivel, 36, does not have a bright criminal future ahead of him.Not because his goals seem somewhat low for a man nearing middle age -- stealing a cash-register till and a couple of Ronald McDonal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Game Time: The Dysfunctional Macs

    ​I'm sure if all of you have heard, but Tracy McGrady has set a target date to return from microfracture surgery, and that date is November 18. What he's going to do once he comes back or whether he's even ready to come back are secondary issues, because chances are if you heard this news when it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Sunday's Walk for the Breast Cancer Network of Strength

    Photo by Margaret DowningBetty Trobaugh was there in a wheelchair. She enlisted the help of her three daughters to push her through the three-mile course. The first half of the non-competitive walk which started at Sam Houston Park and went down Allen Parkway wasn't bad -- all downhill. Coming back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Boycott McDonalds -- Unless You're Gay

    Put down that McDonald's Happy Meal!! It's killing you!! Not because it's fast food -- that's a slow death, sure, but it's only for this lifetime. That meal is actually killing you FOR ETERNITY, banishing you to the foetid, burning swamps of hell, where Satan forces you to listen to Miley Cyrus 24/ ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Big Mac Boogie

    Would You Like Fries with Those Lyrics?

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007

    Mayor McCheese Could Not Be Reached for Comment

    An artist's sketch of the victim. A Ronald McDonald statue was stolen yesterday from a Mickey D's in Baytown. KHOU broke the story, but HouStoned has an update, in the form of a transcript of what the thieves said right before perpetrating the larceny. Here it is, in its entirety. Thief One: Dude ... More >>

  • Music

    January 20, 2005
  • Dining

    January 23, 2003

    Goat Doughnuts Go Global

    The Hot Breads franchise serves unique pastries to a worldwide audience

  • Dining

    January 16, 2003

    Globalization's McBacklash

    Guatemala’s Pollo Campero has American fast-food franchises running scared