Lightning Round: Monsters Vs. Beasties

What else has been happening on the web this week? Time for a weekend link round-up!
 Lightning Round: Monsters Vs. Beasties
  • Adam Yauch’s will states that he doesn’t want anyone using his likeness for advertising after his death; as if to drive the point home, the remaining Beastie Boys are taking Monster Energy Drink to court for using several of their songs in a social media campaign without their permission. ~ Spin

  • You can’t always judge a book by its cover, and support of one technology doesn’t necessarily negate support of another. In accordance, as it turns out there are a ton of big businesses that make organic products and are also donating money to shut down California’s Proposition 37 for GMO labeling. Here’s a list. ~ Organic Consumers Association

  • Got some cash to spare? You may not be able to eat at elBulli anymore, but you could still buy a piece of their rare and coveted wine collection. ~ Eater

  • There’s nothing like clever niche marketing to justify price hikes. Just ask Mission and its flour tortillas versus its flour wraps. ~ Jezebel

  • It’s a good time for beer right now, especially in Asia. ~ Huffington Post

  • We’d be more shocked if a Denny’s in Las Vegas DIDN’T include a wedding chapel. ~ Foodbeast

  • Fights are still brewing between food trucks and the brick and mortar restaurants that don’t want mobile vendors encroaching on their turf. ~ Wall Street Journal

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