Talk about your slow news days
. Unreal hasn't heard back from our friends in the movie-screenin' business
, but we just had to share this priceless photo and story from our other
friends in the newspaper-writin' business
Yessiree, seems today would be the
day to get around to seeing Paul Blart: Mall Cop
, the celluloid insta-classic that has Midwestern audiences lining up in droves, allegedly because we're no-account lard asses who enjoy seeing other no-account lard asses make good
That's cuz today only, St. Louis-area Denny's have been giving away FREE GRAND SLAM BREAKFASTS
to all comers. That's right: two eggs any way you want them, two pancakes, two pieces of bacon and two sausages -- a $6 value -- FOR FREE!
Unfortunately for Unreal, the freebies only last till 2 p.m. So it
looks like if we're gonna take in Blart today we're gonna have to do it
on a belly devoid of a FREE DENNY'S GRAND SLAM BREAKFAST
Maybe we'll just savor the Post-Dispatch
And, at Denny's restaurants throughout the St. Louis area -- in Pontoon
Beach, Collinsville, on Linbergh [sic] Boulevard and in Woodson Terrace --
that scene was repeated with hour waits and workers reporting they were
Inside the Denny's on Hampton, the chaos was palpable. Servers moved in
tight, quick rhythms, from table to kitchen to table to kitchen. But
everyone wore a broad smile.
"It's crazy," said Robyn Wilson, 28, a server. As she balanced a plate
of pancakes, she said: "It's just so busy," and then dashed off to wait
on another table.
...which, incongruously, bears the byline of veteran investigative reporter Carolyn Tuft
Hope she at least got a FREE GRAND SLAM BREAKFAST
out of the deal.