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06.18.15 Liam Mathews

It’s been a few weeks since we heard about a McDonald’s brawl, but there was another one in the early morning of June 14 in front of the McDonald’s at 208 Varick Street in the West Village, and it involved a detail we’ve never heard of happening before: One of the assailants used a mason […]

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05.15.15 Liam Mathews

On May 15, 1940, the first ever McDonald’s opened in San Bernadino, California. Little did the McDonald brothers know that 75 years later, their humble hamburger restaurant would be the biggest restaurant chain in the world and the preferred brawling location for New York City teens. A group of kids in Brooklyn celebrated the anniversary […]

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03.31.15 Liam Mathews

A customer at a Lower East Side McDonald’s shot footage of a one-sided shoving match between two men and shared it with PIX11 Monday afternoon. “Get outta here!” the big aggressive dude yells over and over again while shoving the victim, who falls to the ground three times. The victim, who appears intoxicated, allegedly threw […]

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03.12.15 Prachi Gupta

Four teenage girls beat the shit out of another girl in a Flatbush McDonald’s on Monday afternoon, as “dozens of kids and at least two adults” watched and cheered, reports the New York Daily News. All of it was caught on video and then posted to Facebook. The video, above, is graphic. What’s perhaps more […]

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12.22.14 Rhett Jones

It’s been a good month for McDonald’s and art. Along with the McMass culture jamming project that turned out to be an artwork, a Chinatown McDonald’s just had a sculpture show curated by ANIMAL favorite Am Schmidt.  Unsuspecting seekers of Happy Meals found themselves in the midst of a pop-up show on December 11th. Schmidt tells […]

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11.25.14 Prachi Gupta

Churches across America of all denominations are closing at alarmingly high rates. McDonald’s, however, is doing quite well. Could a pairing of church and fast food be the innovation that refreshes religion for the 21st century? That’s the absurd pitch that a new Indiegogo campaign, the McMass Project, is making, in an attempt to raise […]

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11.06.14 Amy K. Nelson

In terms of internet brawl videos at fast food chain restaurants, it’s hard to top this one. But the dude starring in the one posted to MyFox Philly’s website sets a new bar for giving zero fucks. Two women decided, for reasons unknown, to flip the fuck out on our man, who looks like he […]

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03.06.14 Bucky Turco

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, the two members of Pussy Riot who were recently whipped by Cossack cavemen at an Olympic protest they were holding 20 miles from Sochi, got assailed again, this time in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. According to the Guardian, the human rights activists were there to look into the […]

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10.17.13 Michael Rougeau

Years of being told that video games are a lesser art form has made many gamers unduly defensive, particularly when they feel games are being blamed for things that are out of their control. So naturally the response isn’t super positive when PETA’s crosshairs settle on video games. Not that People for the Ethical Treatment […]

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10.16.13 Andy Cush

The South Bronx didn’t get to debut a new Banksy piece after all. Vimeo user Michael Tosner uploaded this video yesterday, which unmistakably shows the piece being performed in front of the McDonald’s on Broadway near Thornton Street in Williamsburg. Sorry, Boogie Down. We’ve reached out to Tosner to comment and will update if we […]

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