- Tennessee neighbors form human chain to help father and son escape ICE 5 Years Ago
- Google settled two multi-million dollar lawsuits this week 5 Years Ago
- How to live stream Guadalajara vs. Atletico Madrid Today 12:47 PM
- Forget Area 51—People are planning to storm the Bermuda Triangle Today 12:41 PM
- It’s too late to book a room for the Area 51 raid Today 12:28 PM
- Adam Sandler’s next Netflix film is a star-studded Halloween comedy Today 12:17 PM
- How to live stream Arsenal vs. Real Madrid Today 12:06 PM
- Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga Today 11:59 AM
- Alinity Divine hasn’t been punished for throwing her cat—and people are livid Today 10:16 AM
- Gamer Krucial B passes away during Defend the North tournament Today 9:25 AM
- Brexit supporter Boris Johnson becomes prime minister—spawning lots of memes Today 9:16 AM
- Democrats want to ban use of facial recognition in public housing Today 8:29 AM
- In America’s meme war, the left and right are fighting different battles Today 8:10 AM
- Mahershala Ali’s ‘Blade’ movie won’t arrive until Phase 5 of the MCU Today 7:18 AM
- Natalie Portman isn’t playing ‘female Thor’—she’s ‘Mighty Thor’ Today 7:08 AM
It ain’t freedom until it’s deep-fried.
Now that the United States is reestablishing diplomatic ties with Cuba after more than 50 years, the stage is set for a dissolution of the embargo that has kept the two countries from trade. That’s good news for cigar aficionados, but it also presents a major opportunity for American exports, including the most tastiest one of all: fast food.
Which chain restaurant, having reached the point of oversaturation on its home turf and in most markets around the world, should set its sites on the center of Caribbean communism? We’d say there’s a sound argument to be made for each and every one. To wit:
As far as regime changes go, it may seem a bit regressive to opt for monarchy, though there’s no political argument to be made against a good ball pit.
“To indicate that Americans both have terrible taste in food, nonexistent levels of cultural sensitivity, and little sense of geography,” says reporter Aaron Sankin.
Mascot could really use a tan.
Rebrand the subs as “missile crisis heroes” and you’re all set. Bonus: Jared can gain back the weight and still be the spokesman as long as he wears a linen suit and a white fedora.
The country has some huts lying around, right? Or you could just overturn a boat on land and paint the underside red. Seems like a no-brainer.
Quoth politics editor Andrew Couts: “Because their meat tastes like it comes from the 1960s.”
Not only does that guacamole in your burrito cost extra, but you have to work on an avocado farm for six months after ordering.
You see a lot of kids playing soccer in Cuba, but where are the soccer moms? Until you start selling Frozen Coffee Coolattas, we’ll never know.
From each according to his ability, to each according to his need (for an extra thing of barbecue sauce, please).
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'