Christmas Candy? I’m Already Looking Forward to Easter!

December 17, 2010 at 9:21 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , )

-Photo from Consumerist reader Matt

Spotted in a Kroger’s grocery store in Bloomington, IN early this month.

Now, why the hell can’t I buy a red, white & blue dyed watermelon in December?

It’s like they don’t want people to be prepared…

From Consumerist.com

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Would You Like a Bullet Wound With That McMuffin?

December 10, 2010 at 11:21 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

Looks so good, you'll wanna shoot yourself! -Photo from mcdonalds.com

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…

A man walks into a McDonald’s.  In the process of ordering breakfast, he shoots himself in the leg.

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Scottish Company Debuts Haggis Flavored Potato Chips

December 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Great Moments in Human Innovation) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

-Photo from press release by Mackie's of Scotland

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Cryptozoology or Viral Marketing?

December 10, 2010 at 7:33 pm (GAH! Who Writes This Crap?) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

"Strange t'ings on da bayou, boy..." -Photo from dailymail.co.uk

What the hell is this?

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HEY, Don’t Eat That!: 5 (MORE) of the Dumbest Things People Have Intentionally Eaten

December 1, 2010 at 6:01 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , )

-from Photobucket user oromis_bmc

This post will add 5 more inductees into the Hey, Don’t Eat That! Hall of Fame.  First, a quick recap of our first 5 inductees:     Read the rest of this entry »

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HEY, Don’t Eat That!: 5 of the Dumbest Things People Have Intentionally Eaten

November 19, 2010 at 5:15 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

-from Photobucket user oromis_bmc

City Pages writer Rachel Hutton, (currently my 2nd favorite Hutton) posted a story about a man who is suing a restaurant for not telling him how to properly eat an artichoke.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Man Runs Out On $3,700 Restaurant Bills- Run Up in Only 3 Nights!

November 18, 2010 at 4:58 am (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Pictured: The Victims of this Senseless Crime -from flickr user Serilium

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Links (Not Sausage): Coca-Cola Coupons, Cookie Monster Chanteur, Denny’s Brawl and More

November 17, 2010 at 5:36 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Someone at foodiggity.com put together this list which includes, a 1959 meat commercial starring Kermit, Cookie Monster singing “Hey Food” with The “Beetles” and of course, this guy:

Conspicuously absent from the list is the time when Bert and Ernie went on a nice weekend tour of some Napa Valley vineyards…  Read the rest of this entry »

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Links (Not Sausage): 5 of the Most Expensive Wines Ever, Coffee Syrup, SPAM Sushi and More

November 17, 2010 at 6:09 am (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

SPAM Sushi -from flickr user ewen and donabel

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Vending Machine Uses Time-Honored Science of Phrenology to Help Wet Your Whistle

November 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Great Moments in Human Innovation) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

-from flickr user Muffet

Reuters is reporting that a Japanese vending company has been testing a vending machine that uses facial recognition to suggest drinks to users. Read the rest of this entry »

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