Enough Dirt to Get You Killed On Six Continents & Half the Moon: The TNB Top Secret Interview with United States of Paranoia author Jesse WalkerBy TNB Nonfiction
October 09, 2013
Okay, Mr. Walker, just say the first things that come to your mind. KKK.
Church’s Chicken is a front for the Ku Klux Klan, and it prepares its food in a special way that makes black men sterile. Or that’s what a tenacious urban legend said, anyway. When the folklorist Patricia Turner heard that story in the 1980s — a time when the real Klan had been reduced to a bunch of squabbling splinter groups — she asked her informant why the FDA didn’t stop the chain from doctoring its chicken. Aha, came the reply: How do you know the KKK doesn’t control the FDA too?