Why Do Happy Meals Have To Be Sexist?

Why Do Happy Meals Have To Be Sexist?

Rose has a problem with McDonald’s. It’s a relatively tiny one, but something that she wishes McDonald’s would fix. See, for her occasional visits to buy Happy Meals for her kids, she would prefer not to be asked whether she wants a “girl toy” or a “boy toy.” [More]

McDonald's Sued By Devo Over Happy Meal Toy

McDonald's Sued By Devo Over Happy Meal Toy

The band Devo is suing McDonald’s over a toy which bears a striking resemblance to the band’s signature look made popular in the 80′s. The “American Idol” series of happy-meal toys features plastic characters that play their own little tune when activated. “New Wave Nigel” depicts a character wearing the band’s famous “energy dome” and even plays a song that sounds Devo-esque. Unfortunately for McDonald’s, that little hat is copyrighted and trademarked, according to Rolling Stone. Details, inside…