It doesn’t take much to make me want a McDonalds, even getting a whiff of McMuffins in the morning mist of bus fumes and aftershave is enough to make me start salivating. It’s not the same with everyone, granted, McDonalds is a double-edged sword, and has been a controversial feeding bag from the word go.
The chain’s most recent, and perhaps most honest slogan “Something for Everyone” is backed up by photographer Nolan Conway’s fantastic portraits of McDonalds diners recently posted on the New York Times. What Nolan found, after visiting hundreds of their restaurants across America, was the diversity in the customers, how it’s one of the only places where the poor dine alongside the rich, which you could argue happens almost nowhere else in the world. Still doesn’t completely explain why that Alsatian is on top of that car though….
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