Which Is Better: Fancy Bacon Egg & Cheese or Regs Bacon Egg & Cheese?

A recent Pete Wells column in the New York Times raises an important question: what are nice things even good for? Not, Wells argues, for standardized populist breakfast classics, such as the deli bacon egg and cheese. The good old regs BEC, and the no-name NYC bodegas that make them (as well as the… »4/14/15 12:30pm4/14/15 12:30pm

Ever Notice That There Aren’t Any Female Breakfast Cereal Mascots?

This sunny, almost-warm Sunday morning, CBS put together a cheerful little slideshow featuring the most eccentric and, dare we say, demented breakfast cereal mascots. The slideshow featured retro iterations of Tony the Tiger, the homoerotic trio of rice-puffing elves, Snap, Crackle and Pop, Franken Berry, the Quaker… »4/07/13 6:00pm4/07/13 6:00pm

Breakfast Is a Liar, Might Not Even Be the Most Important Meal of the Day

Well, well, well. How the mighty have fallen. Tell me, breakfast, after so many years of being on top, of being shoved down our throats as the most important meal of the day, of feeding us lies, what does it feel like to suddenly be at the bottom? Not that good, I'll bet. Maybe you should try commiserating with your… »2/07/13 11:45am2/07/13 11:45am

Enjoy Your Frosted Mini-Wheats, Now with More Metal Bits!

Kellogg, that cursive-adoring purveyor of fine, sugary breakfast cereals, is recalling one of its most asymmetrical cereals — Frosted Mini-Wheats. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company will shell out a cool $30 million to cover a recall of Frosted Mini-Wheats in the U.S. due to a possible contamination by… »10/12/12 9:30am10/12/12 9:30am

Your Breakfast Is Trying to Murder You: Eggs Are Almost as Bad for You as Cigarettes

You know what? Fuck it. I'm calling it. Everyone just do whatever you want. We're all going to die, we're all going to get cancer, and with a new study coming out every day about some other seemingly innocuous thing that's methodically dissolving your brain, I say we all find a hot tub somewhere and chill out. »8/14/12 7:00pm8/14/12 7:00pm