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America needed a new hero.
A bloated, nauseated hero.
They found her. Her name is Caity Weaver, and her quest was simple:
Last Monday TGI Friday’s unveiled a new promotion (available at many TGI Friday’s locations, but none on the island of Manhattan) whereby customers can gorge themselves on unlimited appetizers—without fear of punishment, embarrassment, or ostracization—for a one-time payment of $10. The promotion is called “Endless Appetizers.”
The day after “Endless Appetizers” was announced, I went to TGI Friday’s in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay. I wanted to challenge the hubris of a company co-opting the infinite for a marketing gimmick. I wanted to demand accountability from copywriters.
I wanted to call their bluff and eat appetizers until they kicked me out, to seek the limit of this supposedly limitless publicity stunt.
I soon learned the limit does not exist.
You can imagine what happens next, but you really can’t. Please do go ahead and read her 14-hour mozzarella stick account. Language warning, as if eating apps for 14 hours wouldn’t cause you to swear, too.
|Cleveland||13||1st Qtr 7:32|
|Washington||6||1st Qtr 8:15|
|Golden State||6:30 PM|
|New York||6:30 PM|
|LA Clippers||7:00 PM|
|San Antonio||9:00 PM|
|Oklahoma City||9:30 PM|
|Boston||1||1st Prd 11:21|
|Calgary||0||1st Prd 12:34|
|Washington||0||1st Prd 15:50|
|Los Angeles||9:00 PM|
|Harvard||21||1st Half 0:36|
|Penn||8||1st Half 13:45|
|Fairfield||0||1st Half 20:00|
|Manhattan||14||1st Half 12:22|
|Saint Peters||0||1st Half 15:16|
|Princeton||11||1st Half 11:42|
|Seton Hall||18||1st Half 13:22|
|Cornell||11||1st Half 13:40|
|Yale||12||1st Half 10:59|
|Elon||9||1st Half 14:45|
|Northeastern||7||1st Half 14:30|
|St Johns||11||1st Half 14:15|
|Creighton||16||1st Half 12:35|
|Brown||6||1st Half 12:03|
|Columbia||4||1st Half 16:00|
|Canisius||9||1st Half 13:14|
|St Josephs Brooklyn||0||1st Half 20:00|
|Western Carolina||12||1st Half 15:25|
|Southern Ill||7:00 PM|
|Indiana State||7:00 PM|
|Illinois State||7:05 PM|
|Northern Iowa||7:05 PM|
|(10) Arizona State|
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