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Folks, I have seen some dumb things involving the X-Men in my time. It is, in fact, my actual job is to see dumb things involving the X-Men on a fairly regular basis, and I have also seen more than my share of terrible ads over the years. This new ad from Hardee's and Carl's Jr. that makes an attempt to promote their Western X-Tra Bacon Burger, however, might just be the new gold standard for idiocy.
See, shapeshifter Mystique (not played by Rebecca Romijn or Jennifer Lawrence, mind you) is going to eat this burger, but it's just too much burger for a li'l lady to handle, so she turns into some scruffy bro because only men can fully enjoy the taste of fast food bacon. Seriously. That is what this ad is about.
Records: Joe Wos has been working to complete the largest-ever hand drawn maze... since July. So far it looks like the last Guinness World Record holder may be in trouble.
Anime: "Collectors Appear" in a new clip from the upcoming Mass Effect: Paragon Lost anime
Toys: The protagonists of Adventure Time and Regular Show are getting decked out in SDCC attire for their Comic-Con exclusive action figures from Toys 'R' Us.
Theme Parks: Dubai is set to get its own Marvel Adventure theme park by the end of 2013...
Food: Hardee's/Carl's Jr. will serve a special "Grilled Cheese Bacon Burger" in honor of The Amazing Spider-Man movie. Sadly, it doesn't appear to feature a Spidey logo grilled into the toast.
Movies: There's a Hook prequel movie called Rufio in the works and all the right people seem to be involved...