The Box Supports Obama; Do McDonald’s Burgers Ever Go Bad?

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Notorious nightspot the Box is hosting an unofficial fund-raiser for Obama at a debate party tonight. But what if there's no debate? [NYP]

Members of the House of Representatives ate pizza during bailout negotiations last night, while the Senate opted for Thai food. [NYT]

Author Jennifer McLagan wants you to know that you should ditch the vegetable oils and only cook with animal fat, since the latter won't depress your immune system or make you ill. [Salon]

The real presidential debate: Which candidate's home state, Arizona or Illinois, produces better wine? [WSJ]

Disturbingly, someone has a McDonald's hamburger from 1996. More disturbingly, the burger has yet to show any signs of decay. [Hamburger Today]