Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich Strikes Again: NAPODPOMO-Day 5

Day 5 of NAPODPOMO brings us to The News…

It’s Day 5 of NAPOPOMO and it’s time for some “BS From The News:”
(Trigger warning pssshhh: I use a looootttt of F-bombs in this rant. You’re welcome.)

Man Stabbed To Death Over Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich

A Maryland man was stabbed to death during an argument outside a Popeye’s restaurant. A large line had formed of people wanting to get the, now infamous, Popeye’s chicken sandwich. Apparently the argument began over somebody cutting in line and escalated to the point of one man stabbing another. Authorities attempted life saving measures, but the man later died at a local hospital.


ODO 79: Weight Changes, Breakfast Food, and The RestauRant Podcast

What do I have in common with my dog? Both of us have had major weight shifts lately. On a similar note, almost all of this week’s news is about breakfast food. I’ve got garlic coffee, cops confused by donuts, a shortcut to chicken and waffles, and a little “green” something to help your appetite. All that food left me with only one choice for this week’s “Recommended Listening” feature: The RestauRant Podcast

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A Japanese coffee shop owner has created an alternative coffee beverage using burnt garlic. He claims that his drink, despite having an aroma of garlic, tastes like regular coffee and is completely free of caffeine.

A Florida man was arrested during a traffic stop when the officer saw a white substance on the floor of the car that he believed to be crystal meth. Lab tests showed it was in fact just doughnut glaze. The man received a $37,500 settlement after suing the city for false arrest.

A Michigan man, wanted on probation violation, claimed he would turn himself in and bring the police a dozen doughnuts if they could get 1000 shares on his “wanted” post. After going viral and getting 4000 shares, he kept his word and showed up to the police station with a bag of doughnuts in hand.

A Long Beach restaurant owner has been getting a lot of heat after it was discovered that the fried chicken on her menu is purchased from Popeye’s. She claims she has always used pre-made fried chicken since her kitchen isn’t equipped to make it, and has never hidden that fact.  

An Orlando couple were shocked to find 65 lbs of pot along with their order of storage containers from Amazon. 


Vigilante Shoots Self Dead While Testing Bullet-Proofing Charms

A member of a Nigerian vigilante group shot himself to death during a new member initiation. He had been wearing a number of charms intended to protect him from gunshots. They didn’t work.


 The RestauRant Podcast


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