Archive for April, 2009

More Free Chicken! Taste the Fire Today at El Pollo Loco!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 | SMASH Freebies with 1 Comment

El Pollo Loco

Oh snap! First it’s KFC and now it’s El Pollo Loco! Not content with their own free giveaway of their new grilled chicken, the Mexican-American chain is not taking this lying down. In fact, they have been doing grilled chicken for decades now, well before KFC decided to get with the times. And it’s very good (trust us on this). Read the rest of this entry »

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Smash TV: Your American Idol Final 5

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 | SMASH TV with No Comments »

American Idol 2009

American Idol 2009As we try to figure out what “Rat Pack” means for this week’s American Idol musical theme, let’s step back a bit and assess what seems like a litany of lowlights and few highlights of this lackluster season. We are down to the final five contestants, one female and the rest male. Read the rest of this entry »

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Free New Grilled Chicken at KFC Today!

Monday, April 27th, 2009 | SMASH Freebies with 2 Comments

Free KFC

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. What “new grilled chicken”? You haven’t heard? You haven’t seen the ads on TV? Bowing to pressure from the food police, if that’s your cynical view, or simply finding a way to catch up with the 21st century, Colonel Sanders has decided that grilled is the big thing these days. And isn’t it? I mean, this whole country seems to get fat just by thinking about food and stuffing itself with reruns of Paula Deen and “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, starring that spiky haired lardbutt, Guy Fieri, on the Food Network all day long. Something’s gotta give. Simple as that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Love to Hate “Observe and Report” - a movie review

Sunday, April 19th, 2009 | SMASH Pop Culture with 1 Comment

Observe and Report

The new Seth Rogen film “Observe and Report” is certainly one of the most repulsive and morally reprehensible films out there right now. And it’s also one of the most creative –due, in large part to its main star. The film, by director Jody Hill, opened last weekend to better-than-expected box office numbers (just over $11 mil.), but it also unleashed a slight controversy about a purported date rape scene. More about that later. Read the rest of this entry »

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