All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mascot’

McScary: McDonald’s New Mascot Scares The Internet

McScary, or Happy as McDonald’s knows him, is the new Happy Meal mascot hitting North America. The smiling anthropomorphized Happy Meal has been a staple of McDonald’s marketing in France since 2009, but he’s just now making it to the U.S. The thing is – North Americans find him to be a little terrifying. On Monday, McDonald’s announced via Twitter …

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Ronald McDonald Gets a New, Hip Look

McDonald’s fast food restaurant chain unveiled a revamped, more modern rendering of their primary clown-mascot Ronald McDonald, and explained that the character will be “setting out on a global mission to rally the public through inspiring events.” The new Ronald now sports cargo pants, a sort of outdoors/adventure-inspired technical vest with many zippers, and a rugby shirt. The new gear …

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King Cake Baby Back As Pelicans Mascot

Ah Mardi Gras, where you get beads for lifting up your shirt and eat a cake in hopes to find a tiny plastic baby that some consider good luck. (You also drink, go to a parade, and do other things, but that isn’t what this is about.) Because the King Cake baby is such a fixture of Mardi Gras and …

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Is this Mascot Offensive? Coachella Valley Asked to Ditch Arab Mascot

Another school’s mascot is in the news for being offensive, and this time it’s Coachella Valley High School in Southern California. Coachella Valley’s mascot is the Arab and has been for the past 93 years. The mascot features a dark-skinned man who has a crooked nose, heavy beard and wears a traditional Arab head covering. The mascot is also shown …

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Denver Nuggets Mascot Passes Out While Being Lowered to Arena [IMAGES]

The mascot for the Denver Nuggets gave fans quite a scare on Friday night. During the pre-game festivities, mascot Rocky was being lowered onto the court as part of a stunt, but it was quickly obvious that something was wrong as his seemingly lifeless body descended. After Rocky was lowered to the floor, he slumped over. Officials for the Denver …

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‘Cookie Monster’ Arrested For Pushing a Two-Year-Old

Cookie Monster is well-known to have an obsession (addiction?) to cookies, but it seems that the blue Sesame Street character can also become a bit belligerent when he doesn’t get paid. According to a New York Post report, a man dressed as Cookie Monster in Times Square assaulted a two-year-old boy this weekend. The man, named Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, is reported …

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Super Mario Groper Arrested In New York’s Times Square

Street performers are just a part of daily life in Times Square. The performers dress in various costumes and put on a show for a few bucks. It may not be glorious, but hey, it’s a living. That being said, it’s really not cool to use your job as a street performer to start groping people, especially when you’re dressed …

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French Runner Shoves 14-Year Old Girl At Olympic Meet, Vid Goes Viral

French runner Mahiedine Mekhissi Benabbad recently won the 3,000-meter race at the European Championships, and when he crossed the finish line he seemed less than happy. Instead of celebrating, the 27-year old stalked up to a 14-year old girl in a mascot costume, swatted something from her hand that she appeared to be handing to him, and shoved her, hard, …

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