KFC Announces The Return Of Colonel Sanders For New Ad Campaign

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(PCM) KFC is gearing for the 75th anniversary of their famous Original Recipe fried chicken and to go along with the celebration they are bringing back their beloved spokesman Colonel Sanders for a new advertising campaign.

The new Colonel Sanders character will be played by Saturday Night Live actor Darrell Hammond and is based off the the fast-food chain’s original founder Harland Sanders.

The new ad’s, which can be viewed on YouTube, feature Colonel Sanders wondering about all the new technology that has been developed since he has been gone such as double-sided tape and cargo pants.

The new KFC campaign for the 75th anniversary celebration will also include TV ad’s, a new website, new packaging and of course a few new menu items. The company is also planning a redesign of their restaurants across the country over the next few years. The plan is for them to feature a more retro design and of course images of the beloved Colonel Sanders.

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Mexico Opens An Underwater Oxygen Bar

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(PCM) Definitely taking a unique approach to the bar scene, Mexico has recently opened up their first completely underwater oxygen bar.  Customers who visit the bar can put on an oxygen mask and casually sip on an oxygen-infused smoothie, all while never coming to the surface.

The new aquarium lounge is located in Cozumel, Mexico and features a 13,000 gallon transparent aquarium tank, where the helmets worn by customers are pumped with 70% oxygen. The customers also have the choice to breathe aromatherapy scents as well. Thus far they are offering mint or citrus flavors that provide customers with revitalized, refreshed and rejuvenated feeling.

No reservations are required for the new underwater oxygen bar and they will provide bubble guns and board games for customers to play with while getting their O2 fix underneath the surface.

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McDonald’s Brings Back The Hamburglar!

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(PCM) Fast-food chain McDonald’s have released the first promotional video featuring the all-new humanized Hamburglar!  The beloved character has just been resurrected by the company after a 13-year hiatus.

In the new promo video, the Hamburglar can be seen attempting to talk about a McDonald’s hamburger, but is constantly interrupted by his wife on the telephone. Now, we just have to wonder who exactly is the Hamburglar’s wife? (Wonder if her name is Wendy??)

The Hamburglar character was brought back to promote the chains new Sirloin Third Pound burgers and they are making it a game across the nation to discover the Hamburglar’s whereabouts and using his famous catchphrase #RobbleRobble as a trending hashtag on social media.

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Olive Garden Announces New Breadstick Sandwiches

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(PCM) Who doesn’t love those delicious breadsticks from the Olive Garden restaurant chain? Now, Olive Garden has come up with a way to make them even more appealing by creating a breadstick sandwich!

The company knows that their breadsticks continue to be one of their most popular menu items, so faced with a steep decline in sales over the last few years, the company made the decision to incorporate them into a few other menu items.

The new breadstick sandwiches will be added to the Olive Garden lunch menu beginning in June. Customers can choose between both chicken parmigana and meatball varieties, which will be priced at around $8 dollars.  Olive Garden plans to use breadsticks that are both shorter and wider than the typical ones we are used to seeing for the new sandwiches.

Don’t worry, like always even the new sandwiches will come with unlimited breadsticks so you will surely get your fill!

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Florida Mom Survives A Hostage Situation By Ordering Pizza Online

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(PCM) This particular case is one of the many ways in which the growth of technology has been an absolute blessing. A Florida mother named Cheryl Treadway was able to not only possibly save her own life, but the lives of her children by putting technology to use and ordering a pizza online, along with a plea for help, during a hostage situation.

Treadway and her three children were allegedly being held hostage in their home in Avon Grove, Florida by her live-in boyfriend Ethan Earl Nickerson. The pair were arguing about Nickerson’s drug use when he then armed himself with a knife after she made an attempt to escape the home with her children. He also took away her cellphone leaving her without any way to call for help.

Sometime during the ordeal, Treadway convinced Nickerson to allow her to order a pizza online. In the comments section of the online ordering system, Treadway smartly typed “Please help! Get 911 to me!”, she also wrote “911 hostage help”.

Treadway is a frequent customer at the local pizza place and the employees immediately recognized her name and contacted the authorities. When police arrive, Treadway was able to escape the home with her baby, however it took authorities over 20 minutes of hostage negotiations with Nickerson to get him to eventually exit the home and release the two other children.

Nickerson was immediately arrested and faces charges including aggravated assault, battery and false imprisonment.

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All Male Restaurant Inspired By Hooters Set To Open In Dallas

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(PCM) Following the business model of Hooters, a restaurant that features only attractive male servers called “Tallywackers” will soon be opening up in Dallas, Texas.

The new restaurant is the brainchild of owner Rodney Duke, who has been working on the idea for the past 10 years. Duke says that Tallywackers servers will be dressed in boxer briefs and tight red t-shirts and notes that they will be a respectable restaurant so no groping or disrespectful behavior will be tolerated.

The menu will feature a variety of comfort foods such as hot dogs and various pasta dishes, but surely the eye candy will be the patrons favorite dessert. Guests will also be able to choose which server they would like and schedule to sit in their particular section of the restaurant.

The exact location and opening date for Tallywackers has not yet been confirmed, however we are sure that the ladies in Dallas are eager with anticipation.

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