Super Size Me

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    The Chicken Nugget Bonanza You Never Asked For

    Until recently, the chicken nugget biz was a two-player game. McDonald's ruled the roost with their all-powerful tempura style, while Wendy's occupied a smaller cult market with a more "breadcrumby" version. Both have their merits and their die-hard loyalists, but now two new competitors have enter ... More >>

  • Film

    May 17, 2012
  • Dining

    July 14, 2011

    In-N-Out Vs. Whataburger: A Petty Patty Smackdown

    In the beef between Whataburger and In-N-Out fans, you win by not playing.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010
  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008


    Spurlock speaks at UNT

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Dunno Why Dallas Would Be Interested in a Doc About Good Looks

    I’ve been obsessed with my body image since I was 5 years old and heard my mom talk about how she needed to go on a diet. Now, 20 years later, I’m still dieting -- so's Mom -- and to say that my daily caloric intake controls my life would be an understatement. Darryl Roberts' new documentary, Am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Finally, Hitting the "Reset" Button

    Amy Adams and Emily Blunt engage in some Sunshine Cleaning PARK CITY, Utah -- So much for all that pre-Sundance talk about how the writers' strike was going to spark a fire sale at the fest. So far, not even the biggest titles have been sold -- not the Tom Hanks-produced The Great Buck Howard, not t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2008

    Morgan Spurlock's Beard

    Perhaps no film at Sundance is more anxiously awaited than Morgan Spurlock's Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?, in the hands of Weinstein Co. For whatever reason, folks have been speculating for months that perhaps the Super Size Me director found bin Laden; Spurlock has brilliantly dodged the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    Maxed Out: Or, Give the Guy Some Credit

    Former Dallasite James Scurlock is becoming the Upton Sinclair of the credit-card industry. It was exactly one year ago that James Scurlock debuted his documentary Maxed Out, about the suffocating crush of credit-card debt, at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin. Since then he's written a ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 23, 2006

    I Smell a McRat

    McDonalds serves up a rodent, then scurries for cover

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2006

    Is This a Collect Call?

    Once more, looks like someone's trying to put their chocolate in your peanut butter, only it just doesn't feel that right. There's a piece this morning in American Banker--which we only take because Lithuanian Lawyer folded, and this was the default replacement--about how cell phone and credit card ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 8, 2005

    Discomfort Zone

    Comfort food, bewildering atmosphere at Manny's