'Colonel Sanders' on Serious Eats

Dress Your Kid Up as Colonel Sanders for Halloween

[Photograph: craftster.org] The only thing better than a toddler toddling around is one wearing a wig and spectacles, masquerading as Colonel Sanders. A woman on the craft forum Craftster shared this photo of her daughter from Halloween last year in a thread about wig-making. Somehow a kid posed as a geriatric chicken icon is really adorable and not creepy at all in this scenario. [via Neatorama] Related Best Food-Inspired Halloween Costumes Foodie related halloween costumes ideas anyone? [Talk] Colonel Sanders and Leon Trotsky Look Alike... More

Colonel Sanders and Leon Trotsky Look Alike

Two white-haired men with spectacles. One concerned with chicken, the other with communism. You have to love a world where totallylookslike.com exists. [via @jamieforrest] Related Separated at Birth: Tony Bourdain and Tiny Tim Col. Sanders vs. Gen. MacArthur KFC's Latest Marketing Move: Fixing Potholes... More

More Brackets: Tournament of Genius Features Col. Sanders vs. Gen. MacArthur

In this month of rivalries, we've seen burger brackets and meat match-ups, and now there's the Mental Floss Tournament of Genius. One of its pairings pits General Douglas MacArthur against Colonel Harland Sanders. When it comes to corporate fried chicken, food snobs invariably choose Popeye's over KFC, but there's no denying the Colonel's genius role in spreading breaded bird parts across the globe. Not only that but: As if cracking the code to delectable chicken didn’t make Sanders a genius, he also managed to become the most famous Colonel in history even though he never attained the rank during his military service. On top of that, he single-handedly made the white suit and string tie appropriate attire for successful... More

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