Daily Archives: May 21, 2012


“In the early ’00s, McDonald’s tried to satisfy a craving that most Americans didn’t know they had–and thereby kill as many of those Americans as possible–by introducing the Sausage McGriddle, a simple breakfast sandwich consisting of a greasy, salty sausage patty slapped between two miniature pancakes.”

–Josh Modell, Keith Phipps, Tasha Robinson, and Kyle Ryan, eds.  Inventory: 16 Films Featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls, 10 Great Songs Nearly Ruined by Saxophone, and 100 More Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists.  New York: Scribner, 2009.  Quote on page 186.