Tomorrow, June 5th, is National Doughnut Day. Why do you care about this? Because it is your opportunity to grab yourself a free doughnut. And as we all know, free doughnuts have no calories. Actually, that is a lie.
Hey there true American, Krispy Kreme wants to help celebrate the inauguration of your new President by giving you a free donut. Or as Krispy Kreme, defender of America as the land of the obese would probably prefer to rebrand them, freedom bagels. Here’s how it works: Obama is inaugurated and you get a donut.
Krispy Kreme is hoping a new bait will attract health-conscious consumers to their gluttony palaces: soft-serve ice cream.
Krispy Kreme’s CEO has quit. Colleagues say he just didn’t have it in himself any more, whenever he thought about going to work, his eyes would just glaze over. [NYT]
Today is National Doughnut Day and Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts. According to Krispy Kreme’s press release:
National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to raise much-needed funds during the Great Depression and to honor the work of World War I Salvation Army volunteers who prepared doughnuts for thousands of soldiers. National Doughnut Day is celebrated annually on the first Friday in June.
Well, that’s nice. Yay, doughnuts! —MEGHANN MARCO
A deluge of baseball fans trying to collect free bagels has led Panera Bread to cancel a promotion with the Kansas City Royals. Under the promotion, ticket stubs from a home game in which the Royals won with thirteen or more hits could be redeemed for thirteen free Panera bagels.
“The Gateway Grizzlies are proud to announce that they will be adding a new concession item to GMC Stadium for the 2006 season.
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