Abby Zimet

Taking on a noble if grease-soaked mission, Californa blogger Stephen
Von Worley set out to document the creep of cookie-cutter commercialism
by tracking every
McDonald's in the land and then finding out how far you can get from a Mc-fry-o-lator. It's a blessed 107 miles, from between the Dakotan hamlets of
Meadow and Glad Valley. No wonder they're
glad. And we're glad because, among the few uncolonized areas in the east,
inland Maine is one.


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