Man Gives Up All Sustenance Except For Beer & Water During Lent

Man Gives Up All Sustenance Except For Beer & Water During Lent

To everyone who thought you couldn’t have a less healthy diet than that of The McRunner, meet the Iowa man who says he’s going to consume nothing but beer and water for the entirety of Lent. [More]

Why is Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut) Obsessed With Lent?

Why is Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut) Obsessed With Lent?

First they wanted the Pope to bless their Lent-themed fish sandwich, now Reader Ashi sends this photo.

WalMart *Does* Sell Purple Ribbon

WalMart *Does* Sell Purple Ribbon

We’ve been covering this Wal-Mart in Missouri accused of refusing to sell “immoral” purple Mardi Gras ribbon. Eagle-eyed reader Beth took a close look at some of the pictures the NoCoast blog posted to support their claim.

Photos: WalMart Won’t Sell Sinful Mardi Gras Ribbon

Photos: WalMart Won’t Sell Sinful Mardi Gras Ribbon

We earlier reported that a Missouri Wal-Mart might be refusing to stock ribbons useable for Mardi Gras decorations. Jon asserts that when he tried to buy purple ribbon, he was told Mardi Gras was immoral, un-Christian, caused rape, and he was escorted from the store by Wal-Mart employees.

UPDATE: Wal-Mart’s ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, a Hoax?

UPDATE: Wal-Mart’s ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, a Hoax?

As we reported earlier, a Missouri Wal-Mart was accused of refusing to sell purple ribbon, stating it could be used for immoral Mardis Gras celebrations.

Walmart Refuses to Sell ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, Man Claims

Walmart Refuses to Sell ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, Man Claims

Jon usually avoids shopping at Wal-Mart, but was blessed/cursed with a gift card. He wanted to buy some purple ribbon and use it to make a Mardi Gras chair. He claims Wal-Mart refused to sell him the ribbon for ‘moral’ reasons and escorted him out the store.