McDonald's Restaurants to Become Loud and Commercialized; Cupcakes Implicated in Crime

• What fresh hell is this? department: Oakbrook-based McDonald's will launch "The McDonald's Channel" to play on televisions in its restaurants, starting in Southern and Central California. [Chicago Business]

• Under siege from a cupcake-hurling spouse, a south side man called police because he feared for his safety. [NBC Chicago]

• Achieving a sustainable meat supply might mean everyone would have to learn to love tripe. [Word of Mouth/Guardian UK]

• Did you know Wisconsin bans margarine? Well, it does, and talk of repealing the ban has churned up debate. [USAT]

• LivingSocial will launch "exclusive food events" like restaurant meals and farm visits. Since no one else is doing this already? [Fox News]