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Scary Things

  1. Crime Scenes
    McDonald’s ‘Massacre’ Narrowly Avoided in TexasA gun malfunction prevented a robbery from turning into something much more tragic.
  2. Scary Things
    This Crazy-Hot Summer Is Scaring Chefs and FarmersThe Cleveland-based chef says we can no longer deny climate change.
  3. Studies
    Pork: Your New ‘Nasal Tampon’Maybe it’s a red meat after all.
  4. Marketing Gimmicks
    Wal-Mart’s Fruitcake Mascot Not Taking Off Like the Chain Might Have HopedFrank the Fruitcake is a half-baked meme.
  5. Scary Things
    Watch Frank Hurricane Rap About the Same Old Pizza Place in Jamaica PlainEvery slice covered in a pile o’cheese.
  6. Health Concerns
    Uh-oh: Cuddly Chickens Responsible for Salmonella InfectionsHandling adorable baby chickens and ducklings has made 49 people in sixteen states sick since February.
  7. Horrifying
    Have Animal-Rights Groups Finally Found an Effective Tactic?Gross-out videos might actually be working.
  8. Clubbin’
    Riot at Tammany Hall Marks Latest Setback for LES BarsThere’s even video, if you’re up for it.
  9. Special Diets
    ‘Nut-Controlled’ Stadium Sections Are Now a ThingAmerica’s favorite pastime just got a whole lot wussier.
  10. Openings
    Peep World to Become Douche HangThe porn store will close later this year and reopen as a rooftop gastropub.
  11. Quote of the Day
    And We Thought Keith McNally’s Retorts Were RoughA Taiwanese blogger was sent to jail after writing a negative restaurant review.
  12. Food Politics
    The FDA Is Going to Do Better, Okay?A new report outlines the difficulties that the agency is having.
  13. Scary Things
    Exploding Dessert Gives Us One More Reason to Avoid Bananas (Updated)A table-side preparation went awry over the weekend.
  14. Scary Things
    There Will Soon Be an Angry Birds CookbookNaturally!
  15. Scary Things
    Germans Are Just Giving Up on VegetablesThe E. coli outbreak.
  16. Marketing Gimmicks
    Preakness Stakes’ Bro-Tastic Mascot Angers Local PrudesMany fear that beer-bloated, party-happy Preakness mascot Kegasus is going to ruin horse racing.
  17. Scary Things
    Exploding Watermelons!It’s happening in China, apparently.
  18. Scary Things
    Are Potatoes a Many-Eyed Threat to America’s Children?Spuds: dangerous starch bombs or healthy “gateway” vegetables?
  19. Scary Things
    Pranksters Foreshadow Doom on the LES“OPENING SOON: T.G.I.Friday’s!!!”
  20. Scary Things
    Is NYC Finally Cracking Down on Supper Clubs? (Updated)At least one club has received a cease-and-desist letter from the Health Department.
  21. Scary Things
    So What Do Chefs Think About This Food-Dye Controversy?Plenty of chefs use food coloring, but that could be changing.