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The Founder Review

One way or another McDonalds has been a part of your life whether or not you’ve even eaten at one. I’m not particularly fond of it myself but I was intrigued by how it got started to become the phenomenon it is today. 1,022 more words

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The Founder

Ever wondered how one the worlds biggest franchises’ came into being? Well, here’s your chance to find out.

Salesman Ray Kroc has hit an all time low; he’s selling milkshake machines without much success, and a limited market.  276 more words

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George Saunders - By the Book

Something makes me trust GS, and now I want to read: Things I already wanted to read Moonglow, Swing Time,The Attention Merchants, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, and things I now want to read: Good Clean Fun (Nick Offerman), Words Without Music (Philip Glass), Resurrection (Tolstoy), and a slew of short stories. 26 more words

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The Founder

It’s a story that didn’t need to be told. Ray Kroc is a leech and really, he didn’t need more publicity.

Take a McDonald’s cheeseburger: bread, mustard and ketchup, pickle, cheese, beef patty, and bread. 443 more words

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Quickies: Butter & Lincoln in the Bardo

Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova

Publisher/Year: Algonquin Books, 2016
Format: eBook
Pages: 336
Source: Publisher

What it is: Khosrova takes readers around the world to examine the cultural and religious significance of butter. 417 more words

Fiction

Review: The Founder

Director: John Lee Hancock

Stars: Michael Keaton, John Carroll Lynch, Nick Offerman

It’s not unreasonable to say that McDonald’s restaurants changed America, and by extension changed the world. 779 more words

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The Founder - Review

THE Founder tells the story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) turned McDonald’s from a quality family business to a disgusting money grabbing outlet selling what essentially might as well be human excrement (I think that’s the official synopsis). 409 more words

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