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 [...]
Gidget, the chihuahua known as the iconic "Yo Quiero Taco Bell" dog has passed away. People reports:
"She made so many people happy," says Gidget's trainer, Sue Chipperton.... The mostly retired actor lived out her days laying in the sun – "I like to joke that it's like looking after a plant," says Chipperton – [...]
Last night, Martha Stewart paid a visit to Late Night in honor of Conan O'Brien's last week of hosting the show. Conan's been running classic pieces from his older shows, and here's a five-minute clip from back in 2002 where he visited Martha's house in Westport, Connecticut to shoot Martha Stewart Living. He poked around [...]
Fast food isn't shielded from the economic collapse: Fast Food Maven reports:
Yum Brands, the parent company of Irvine-based Taco Bell, told the Associated Press today that it plans eliminate hundreds of jobs at its corporate headquarters. Layoffs are also targeted at Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.