Bil Browning

Now I want some messy meat too

Filed By Bil Browning | July 10, 2009 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: gay commercials, gay stereotypes, Hardees

I'm telling you what, apparently instead of hooking up online or going to the bars or baths, we just need to eat at Carl Jr's (or Hardees as it's called here!). Maybe it's just the one guy's way of showing that gay men and straight men can be friends... The "Messy Meat Meaty Burger" has to be a gay burger - I'd make a joke about the two meats and being a greasy pig cow bottom, but it just devolves too quickly so I'll let Projectors make the jokes instead.


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Rodney Hoffman | July 10, 2009 11:26 AM

Let me tell you why politically aware LGBT folks might avoid Carl's Jr. and Hardee's.

Do you remember the "No On 6" campaign featured in the movie "Milk"? In 1978, California voters defeated Proposition 6, which would have kicked LGBT teachers AND their supporters (!) out of the schools.

The single biggest supporter of the anti-gay measure was Carl Karcher, founder of Carl's Jr. (See http://www.ckr.com/about.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Karcher#Political_activities). He died in 2008, but I haven't spent a cent in any of his restaurants since 1978.

Rodney,
wow you know how to hold onto a
grudge, I like that.
I to have not given my money to businesses
for years, because of 1 thing or another.
mostly pulling out of local manufacturing plants.
no more nabisco(left town) towntalk bread (left town 30 yrs ago),coors beer for just being what they are,(going on like forever)...the list goes on and on.
I do not forget
Jessi

A. J. Lopp | July 10, 2009 11:00 PM

Gee ... imagine what he might do for a Klondike bar!