9:00am
Gangland: Bandido Army
10:00am
Gangland: From Heaven to Hell
11:00am
Gangland: Kill or Be Killed
12:00pm
Gangland: Bloody South
1:00pm
Gangland: One Blood
2:00pm
Gangsters: America’s Most Evil : King Blood: Luis Felipe
10:00pm
Cops O: Bible Buddies
10:30pm
Cops O: From Sixty to Zero
11:00pm
Cops O: Manic Monday
11:30pm
Cops O: Late Night Snacks
2:00am
Jail: Big Texas
2:30am
3:00am
3:30am
9:00am
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
11:30am
The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006): Fast and the Furious, The: Tokyo Drift (2006)
2:00pm
Cops O: Late Night Snacks
2:30pm
Cops O: The Young and the Reckless
3:00pm
Cops O: Front Door Felony
5:30pm
Cops O: From Sixty to Zero
6:00pm
Cops O: Bible Buddies
7:00pm
Cops O: Manic Monday

Robert Downey Jr. and the Whopper Salvation

by Reverend_Danger   June 10, 2008 at 2:02PM  |  Views: 990

image

When Tony Stark gets back from being a P.O.W. he says the first thing he wants is a cheeseburger and they go directly to Burger King.  Groan-worthy product placement?  Nope: honest nod to an actual, greasy saving grace.

In 2003, R.D.J. was still flying high in a pharmaceutical sense as opposed to a crime fighting cyborg sense. He was driving down Pacific Coast Highway with “tons of f***ing dope,” in his car.  He decided to stop in at the B.K. Lounge.

"I have to thank Burger King," he said. "It was such a disgusting burger I ordered. I had that, and this big soda, and I thought something really bad was going to happen." Downey Jr. says he then tossed all of his drugs into the ocean, deciding right then and there to clean up his act.

I’ve felt a lot of things after eating fast food – nausea, dizziness, desire to go to the playland, abated drunk munchies, dire need to find a public restroom – I have never felt the need to throw what was likely thousands of dollars in drugs* into the ocean.  Nor have I ever been compelled to make a life changing decision to make my life better (or worse).  It’s the chocolate delight of the art of acting, I suppose.  Or, all the aforementioned drugs.  False dichotomy?   

*There’s a pod of dolphins out there still coming down. 

THE DAILY FOUR