McDonald's in Portugal is such a big fan of Fancy Fast Food — the blog that takes basic items from fast food restaurants and styles them to look like haute cuisine — that they're totally ripping it off in a nationwide contest, "Desafio Gourmet," or "Gourmet Challenge."
Update: Erik R. Trinidad, the creator of FancyFastFood.com, [...]
Left: Taco Bell's Bellhedz. Right: Kid Robot's knockoff of Taco Bell's promo art.
Corporations reappropriating urban art and design is nothing new, but this is pretty shameful: Fans of vinyl toys are up in arms over Taco Bell's new line of Bellhedz figures that are being packaged with kids' meals because they're total ripoffs of Kid [...]