It was a bit of an odd week for weird tie-in food products - what with The Walking Dead's burger made to taste like Human Flesh, and Batman's Bat-Burger at Hong Kong Mcdonalds. So what better time to take a look at some of the unholiest abominations born of alliances between the movie and fast food industries?
Literary scifi authors from Vonda McIntyre to Jeff VanderMeer and Thomas Disch have written "works for hire" - tie-ins to movie, TV, or game franchises. Now authors tell io9 why they did it - and no, it wasn't for money.
Set your replicators for Whoppers — Burger King confirmed to investors it's going to have a product tie-in with next May's Star Trek movie. Suddenly a nice bowl of Gagh is sounding kinda appetizing. BK will also do a tie-in with May's Transformers sequel. [SliceOfSciFi]