Fast Food

Ed Hardy pizza boxes: Dear God, why?

As if the lighters, air fresheners, swimsuits, earrings, handbags, hoodies -- and hell, just look at all this stuff -- weren't enough, Ed Hardy is now emblazoning his logo on the cardboard pizza boxes of Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco.

Eater provides this photo, perfect for all you male douchebags:

And all this during National Pizza Month. But as the food blog reports, proceeds, at least, are going to a good cause: artist Ed Hardy to create 10,000 special pizza boxes with the goal of raising $10,000 for each of his favorite charities. $3 from each pizza box sale is divvied up for the Hardqua Foundation -- founded in partnership with Hardy to benefit children and literacy; Basketball City, bringing pro basketball players to speak to New York school kids about exercise, eating healthy and staying in school; and lastly, St. Vincent de Paul, which benefits local food banks and shelters.

It's easy to make fun of the clothing worn by people who frequent downtown clubs, but we're taking the high road on this one. Wonder how many of these boxes will be framed?

Would you pay $3 extra for a pizza box screened with the Hardy signature style if you knew the proceeds were going toward a good cause?

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Nick Lucchesi
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