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Popeyes’ ‘Emotional Support Chicken’ Is Totally TSA-Friendly

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Emotional Support Chicken to the rescue

Popeyes’ cure for the holiday air travel blues

Remember when United Airlines denied boarding to a woman’s emotional support peacock? Popeyes is ensuring travelers have an airline-approved carry-on poultry option this holiday season with the unveiling of its “Emotional Support Chicken.” Beginning December 18, the Popeyes in Philadelphia International Airport’s Terminal C will hawk three-piece chicken tender combos in clever cardboard carriers guaranteed to attract the unwanted attention of everyone in your row.

Here comes the pizza-themed Monopoly game you never wanted

Tired of playing Scrabble with your in-laws over every holiday break? Do not despair, for Monopoly Pizza is here. Instead of playing as an iron or a shoe, players can be a cheese grater or a pizza cutter, and then traverse the game board acquiring as many types of pizza as they can. Why exactly this exists is not clear, but nonetheless, it’s available now via Amazon and for pre-order at Walmart.


And in other news...

  • Check your crisper drawer: A California farm linked to the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak is now also recalling cauliflower. [Quartz]
  • Unsurprisingly, Grinch-in-chief Donald Trump really hates Christmas parties. [NY Mag]
  • Two stars from Vanderpump Rules, the best worst restaurant show on television, are launching a beer-cheese company. [Page Six]
  • Chick-fil-A could soon be the third-largest restaurant chain in America in terms of sales, behind only McDonald’s and Starbucks. [Business Insider]
  • A Japanese food stand is selling “girl’s hair-flavored” fried chicken. In this case, girl’s hair apparently tastes like seaweed boiled in soy sauce. [SoraNews24]
  • At least one American millennial is not ashamed of the $2,000-plus a year he spends on Starbucks. Avocado toast, schmavocado toast. [CNBC]