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Loveliest Fast Food Joints of The Plain: Bill Holbrook vs. McAuburn (1978)

There’s a new McDonald’s in town— in Tiger Town, actually, built to the same Starbucks-esque specifications met in renovations completed this week at the area’s four existing Golden Arches.

But we don’t even think being the swankiest McDonald’s market in the country would have kept Bill Holbrook, one of Auburn’s most notable alumni cartoonists, from inking his less-than-P.C. wrath on Auburn’s embrace of the fast food industry in The Plainsman, like he did during the McGlut of 1978 [click to enlarge].

We’ll be exploring Holbrook’s extensive college catalog of Auburn commentary in the coming months.

In the meantime, I so hope the one on Magnolia is still serving breakfast.

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About Jeremy Henderson

Jeremy Henderson is the editor of The War Eagle Reader and co-host of Rich and Jeremy in the Mornings on Wings 94.3 FM in Auburn. Follow him on Twitter: @wareaglereader / @jerthoughts / @RichandJeremy

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