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Make Her Prom Truly Magical With a KFC Chicken Corsage Yes, this is real

Here we are in prom season again, and there's a delicious scent in the air. But this time it's not fragrant flowers. It's fried chicken.  Enter KFC, which is encouraging prom-goers…

April 11, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Taco Bell Recruits Real Ronald McDonalds to Launch Its New Breakfast Errol Morris finds 25 subversive spokesmen

When you're a breakfast upstart like Taco Bell, how do you launch into a category where every fast-food outlet stagnates in the shadow of the Golden Arches? Well, first you find…

March 27, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

For Better or Worse, Here's How McNuggets Are Made Pink slime? No. Beige mash with skin? Yep!

Remember pink slime? McDonald's Canada continues its crusade for McFood transparency with a new video aimed at proving Chicken McNuggets are not made from the pastel meat goop seen in…

February 6, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

Lauren Reeves Is Satisfried [Video] Adweek's Mad Woman says fast food is the very best kind of health food

Hello again! A miracle has happened to fast food. We don't have to worry anymore about what it's doing to our bodies because there are so many super healthy menu options!…

October 9, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Adobe clicks, Doritos crashes, and Burger King really Satisfries

Everyone seems pretty excited this week about Satisfries, the new lower-fat, lower-calorie french fry at Burger King—no one more so than the characters in the first commercial for the menu…

September 27, 2013, 9:23 AM EDT

Taco Bell Has an Extremely Active Social Marketing Team Tressie Lieberman's team is always ready

There was no time for rest this past Labor Day for Taco Bell’s social marketing team, busy shooting a YouTube video about a fan who started a drawing club out…

September 9, 2013, 10:05 PM EDT

Study: McDonald's, Burger King Rely on Giveaways, Not Food, to Lure Kids You want some fries with that toy?

A new study says McDonald's and Burger King aren't living up to industry pledges when it comes to marketing to kids. By downplaying food in favor of promoting premiums like…

August 28, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

The True, Steamy Story of the Egg McMuffin Hockey puck breakfast turns 40

In December 1971, Ray Kroc paid a visit to a McDonald’s restaurant owned by Herb Peterson. The fast-food chain’s president had learned that the franchisee had cooked up something that…

August 8, 2013, 7:18 AM EDT

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 FEMA's teachable moment, Call of Duty's all-star cast, and Megan Fox's scientific genius

This week, Hurricane Sandy and Halloween vied for our attention, brands got into heavy metal, and a famous former NYPD detective wants to make sure you know what you're dealing…

November 2, 2012, 7:09 AM EDT

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