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We're Lovin' It: McDonald's New $151.81 Sandwich!

Ok, ok... so the fact is the highly-touted, newly created "world's most-expensive sandwich ever" can't be found on any Golden Arches value menu. That's partially because a) at $151.81 it's hardly a value (even with fries), and b) because it isn't really a fast food product. The wallet-slimming gourmet item is actually the creation of one Scott McDonald, a chef at the London Department store Selfridges, where the finger food is offered. But what exactly makes these sammiches so darn expensive? Evidently, it has nothing to do with the black truffle mayo or the fresh lobe foie gras, and everything to do with the layers of Wagyu beef packed on.

That's because the Japanese cows are raised on a special beer and grain diet, and massaged regularly with sake (the Japanese rice wine!) to make their flesh that much more succulent. And while all this bovine prep work does absolutely *nothing* for the Hindu vegetarian in me... I gotta admit, all this talk of sake and beer does make an alcoholic's mouth water. You can read more about the sandwich here.

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Mister Rogers Is Now a Funko Pop! and It’s Such a Good Feeling, a Very Good Feeling
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It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for fans of Mister Rogers, as Funko has announced that, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the kindest soul to ever grace a television screen will be honored with a series of Funko toys, some of them limited-edition versions.

The news broke at the New York Toy Fair, where the pop culture-loving toy company revealed a new Pop Funko! in Fred Rogers’s likeness—he’ll be holding onto the Neighborhood Trolley—plus a Mister Rogers Pop! keychain and a SuperCute Plush.

In addition to the standard Pop! figurine, there will also be a Funko Shop exclusive version, in which everyone’s favorite neighbor will be wearing a special blue sweater. Barnes & Noble will also carry its own special edition, which will see Fred wearing a red cardigan and holding a King Friday puppet instead of the Neighborhood Trolley.

 

Barnes & Noble's special edition Mister Rogers Funko Pop!
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Mister Rogers’s seemingly endless supply of colored cardigans was an integral part of the show, and a sweet tribute to his mom (who knitted all of them). But don’t go running out to snatch up the whole collection just yet; Funko won’t release these sure-to-sell-out items until June 1, but you can pre-order your Pop! on Amazon right now.

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