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04/19/2007


Domino's to Arrest Former Employees for YouTube Food Sabotage

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Two Conover, North Carolina Domino's Pizza employees who videotaped themselves sabotaging food with their own bodily excretions and put the footage (which also happens to mention that they're gay) on YouTube have warrants out for their arrest.

Conover Domino's writes:

"In the last 24 hours, videos of two of Domino’s Pizza employees appearing inappropriately within one of our franchise restaurants have been circulating online. Since the videos first surfaced yesterday, the two workers have been identified, fired and the affected franchisee has filed a criminal complaint against them, and there are warrants for their arrest. The opportunities and freedom of the internet is wonderful. But it also comes with the risk of anyone with a camera and an internet link to cause a lot of damage, as in this case, where a couple of individuals suddenly overshadow the hard work performed by the 125,000 men and women working for Domino’s across the nation and in 60 countries around the world. We apologize for the actions of these individuals, and thank you for your continued support of Domino's Pizza."

What a couple of idiots. Didn't Timothy Tackett teach them anything?

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Rachel Maddow Discovers Perils of Drunk Shopping

Rachel Maddow never owned a television until recently after she and her partner Susan Mikula had too much to drink and went on an Amazon shopping spree:

Maddow "I got drunk last Thursday and ordered one on Amazon! (Laughs) Susan and I ordered take-out Chinese and I made cocktails and then somehow it just happened. I mean, it wasn't like we were on some total bender or something—it was a weeknight—but I woke up the next morning and there was the confirmation email stating that we had indeed bought a $400 television. Of course, since we were drunk, we had it shipped to the wrong place, so now we have to get this giant box all the way to NYC from our place up in Massachusetts and figure out how to install it. Neither of us have had a TV in years and years. The last time I lived in a house with the TV was in 1990, when I moved out of my parent's house to go to college. Now there's a giant box with a TV sitting in Susan's art studio waiting for us."

(via dossier)

Maddow is a self-described "mean dork" about drinking. Late last month she bullied Jimmy Fallon into drinking a more manly drink, the Bijou.

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Birth of a Peep

Peep

A look inside the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

In related news, newborn chicks can count up to three, researchers say.


Ratatouille is Gay Coming Out Story, Scholar Argues

Ratatouille

I never saw it. Actually I think I started it but ended up either finding it tedious or got distracted by something and gave up on it. Anybody who did see it agree with the following?

A UCLA professor's theory has caught the attention of the L.A. Times:

"Laure Murat of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies takes the exploration of this topic much further in her lecture Thursday, in which she delves into Remy's embodiment of 'the lonely gay, both refined and the object of disgust, excluded and successful' and the animated movie as 'the story of the Oedipus conflict, mixed with issues of race and species.... If 'anyone can cook,' any queer guy has a role to play in this world -- at least in Paris."


A Visit to Maine's Topless Coffee Shop

Coffeeshop

A Vassalboro, Maine coffee shop owner is trying to beat the recession by steaming up the product. ID's are checked at the door.

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News: Zac Efron, Orange County, James Beard, Dallas, Damien Hirst

road.jpg Jury deliberating San Diego firefighter Gay Pride harassment case...

Efronroad.jpg Thirsty: Zac Efron goes on shirtless walkabout.

road.jpg Something is terribly wrong here.

road.jpg Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center wants you to send a Valentine to a straight ally!

road.jpg Writer/director Joss Whedon on gay characters: "With Buffy I was very strict about the idea that you just couldn’t make somebody gay with magic. It would send a message that it’s a part of you that can be removed or cured, or that it’s some kind of punishment. We didn’t go there."

road.jpg Who inspires you? Milk filmmakers announce finalists in online contest. "The “Who Inspires You?” College Mosaic Contest, which was open to college students only, called for students to create a tile for the Milk mosaic (www.milkmosaic.com) – with full audio-visual capabilities and/or text-driven – commemorating their inspirations. Entry tiles were evaluated through the criteria of inspirational tone, creativity, and originality. Each entrant named a college organization to be gifted with prize money; a First Prize of $1,500 will be donated to the winning finalist’s selected organization, and a Second Prize of $1,000 will be donated to the runner-up finalist’s selected organization." Vote HERE.

road.jpg Michael Jackson suffering from MRSA-type flesh-eating bug?

Hirst_2road.jpg Encased Damien Hirst satire makes waves at Madrid's ARCO fest.

road.jpg Bon appetit: James Beard Foundation Awards for culinary excellence semifinalists announced.

road.jpg Ricky Martin is a doting DILF.

road.jpg Man jailed for 20 weeks in UK for ongoing harassment of neighbors: whistling The Addams Family theme at them.

road.jpg Warning: Dark comets may kill us all.

road.jpg Orange County high school principal bans gay characters from school plays: "Mrs. Asrani (the principal) is firmly against the portrayal of homosexual characters in RENT, despite the fact that all displays of affection have already been edited out of our script. Of course, a gay couple kissing on stage should not be inherently more offensive than a straight couple kissing, but that's beside the point (sort of)."

road.jpg Mexico City mayor hands out free Viagra.

Sambergroad.jpg Andy Samberg in bromance with OUT.

road.jpg Melbourne, Australia's weekly LGBT magazine, MCV, is donating all profits from its next issue to Victorian bushfire victims: "The bushfires have impacted on every Victorian’s life, whether they live in the city or in the areas ravaged by the fires. Most of us know someone who has suffered loss and there are many GLBTIQ people out there either fighting the fires directly or contributing their skills to help relieve suffering."

road.jpg BREAKING: SONY introduces goddamn piece of shit...

road.jpg Curbed ranter wants hookers expelled from NYC's West Village...

road.jpg White House press veteran Helen Thomas thanks Bill O'Reilly for calling her the "wicked witch of the east."

road.jpg Dallas County lesbian sheriff Lupe Valdez adds sexual orientation and gender identity to Sheriff's Department non-discrimination policies: "While the city of Dallas has included sexual orientation in its nondiscrimination policies since 1995, this will be the the first department in the county government to include gender identity. The policy first went into affect in January, two months after Valdez was elected to her second term."


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