Hooters Will Not Serve San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, on Principle

What is the plural of "Hooters?" Hooterses? Hooteri? A parliament of Hooters? Whatever the term, there are now four of them in San Diego that refuse to serve Bob Filner, the San Diego mayor who is accused of sexually harassing fourteen women in a truly vile manner. Now where will he go to celebrate his one-week early… » 8/14/13 3:40pm 8/14/13 3:40pm

Hooters Waitress Says She Was Forced Out Because of Her 'Unattractive'…

Sandra Lupo, a 27-year-old Hooters waitress putting herself through nursing school, took a leave during the summer of 2012 to have a mass removed from her brain. When she returned to Hooters a few weeks later, she looked different—her head had been shaved and she had a prominent cranial scar. Lupo's direct manager,… » 4/09/13 3:47pm 4/09/13 3:47pm

Hooters' Embarrassing Plan to Appeal to the Ladies Is Sort of Working

It's been almost exactly six months since Hooters announced their stupid plan to make the "breastaurant" chain more woman friendly by changing the decor and adding fresher ingredients to the menu and guess what? The plan is working! WE'RE THE STUPID ONES, HAHAHA. BRING ME TO HOOTERS! I HEAR THEY HAVE OUTDOOR PATIOS… » 3/12/13 11:45am 3/12/13 11:45am

Hooters Would Like to Remind You That Your Body Is Fucking Disgusting

Okay, I know it's like the most obvious uptight-feminist cliche ever, but god, I hate Hooters. I fucking hate Hooters so much. Mainly because I like to eat things that actually taste good, and also because I dislike being reminded that a lot of people's ideal woman is a pliant sex mannequin who delivers fried foods.… » 8/10/12 6:00pm 8/10/12 6:00pm

‘Breastaurants’ Angle For a New Generation of Leering Wing-Eaters

Hooters-like restaurants are are in the midst of a renaissance — the top three so-called "breastaurant" chains behind Hooters each grew by at least 30 percent last year, according to Technomic, which means that we can all look forward to such cleverly-named eateries as Twin Peaks, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, and the… » 6/24/12 5:45pm 6/24/12 5:45pm

Taking Your Mom to Hooters for the Free Mother’s Day Wings Is Probably…

Unless you're a hipster and want to take your mom to Hooters for Mother's Day dinner with an ironic attitude that might be just as offensive as a handsy drunk dude is to your beleaguered waitress, you might not want to take advantage of the famous wing-slinging eatery's Mother's Day special: a free order of 10… » 5/13/12 2:00pm 5/13/12 2:00pm

Meet the Rising Republican Star Who Would Love to Punch Hillary Clinton…

In case you haven't noticed, Wisconsin's been fraught with untenable political tumultuousness since one-man Human Centipede Scott Walker was elected governor. He's bullied teachers, attacked gay couples' hospital visitation rights, signed a repeal of Wisconsin's equal pay law, and rolled back sex education to an… » 4/11/12 5:20pm 4/11/12 5:20pm

Hooters and Twin Peaks Battle It Out To See Who Will Be America's…

This week in Georgia, the infamous restaurant chain Hooters filed suit against another restaurant called Twin Peaks, which has a similar "concept." Hooters is accusing Twin Peaks of stealing trade secrets. How many secrets—other than half-naked waitresses and chicken wings—does Hooters really have? Enough that… » 10/02/11 6:30pm 10/02/11 6:30pm

Should I Be Mad That Another Dad Took My 15-Year-Old Son To Hooters?




Point: Tom Matlack
My son is a freshman at a fine boy's high school run by the Jesuits with a strong tradition of service and athletics. He plays football, basketball, and tennis. He loves his school and, over time, I've grown to love it too. But last week something happened which shook me up. » 3/14/11 4:07pm 3/14/11 4:07pm