Tiger Has One Too, Though His Comes With Gravy

Ryan Ballengee at WaggleRoom.com *bookmark* catches PGA Tour golfer J.B. Holmes choking the chicken at the drive-thru.

J.B. Holmes KFC Chicken Golf Grip

The KFC promo apparently kicks in when participating restaurants run out of breasts.

Magic Johnson Eulogizes MJ With KFC (w/Video)

Michael Jackson was laid to rest this afternoon with a star-studded (and taxpayer-funded) memorial service that included Mariah Carey swinging ‘n’ missing and Stevie Wonder hitting a home run. (Seems like kind of a weak analogy, with the blindness and all, but whatever - Stevie was way better.) But there were plenty more stars than just those two, some of whom were thoughtful enough not to sing.

KFC Magic Johnson Michael Jackson

(Ever think that the Colonel’s tie was actually a small body dancing like Michael Jackson? Did I just blow your mind?*)

As we reported earlier, two such stars were Laker greats Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson, because AEG needed to cynically leverage their Lakers/Staples Center assets in order to maximize exposure and advertising dollars since they’re on the hook for MJ’s lost concert revenue everybody needed to know what Kobe Bryant thinks about the late Michael Jackson. Frankly, any Kobe speech that didn’t include something along the lines of “Can you imagine if I blatantly ripped my act off this MJ instead?!” seems like a waste, but we’re getting greedy.

When it was Magic’s turn to speak, though, he went a route that was at once surprising and, really, not even slightly surprising.

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Chicken, Irony, Both Delicious in KFC Cricket Deal

You may recall how poorly the Aussies acted after being denied their beer and vegemite. Now someone’s trying to take away their fried chicken.

Fat Cricketer

Two researchers from the University of Sydney’s Institute of Nutrition Obesity and Exercise, while not busy trying to fit that on their business cards, demanded that Cricket Australia drop its sponsorship deal with KFC, which they say is adding to the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. Read more…