A Brief History of Sexy Colonel Sanders

At age 129, KFC's founder is flirtier than ever. Here's why

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In recent years, agency Wieden + Kennedy Portland has reimagined Harland Sanders as a virtual influencer, romance novel heartthrob and dating game paramour. KFC

Is it weird to turn a decades-dead fried chicken entrepreneur into a modern sex symbol?

@griner david.griner@adweek.com David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."