Category: Flamin’ Hot Stuff

Open Post: Hosted By Lorde Remaining Unfazed During The Spicy Wing “Hot Ones” Challenge

August 3, 2021 / Posted by:

Have you seen Hot Ones? It’s this show on YouTube where host Sean Evans makes celebrities eat chicken wings smothered in increasingly spicy hot sauces. The final wing is covered in a hot sauce with an alleged Scoville rating of around 2.5 million+ SHUs (although the official number is hotly [heh] contested by experts]. To put that number in perspective, Tabasco sauce is just 2,500-5,000 SHU. So usually, by the end of the episode, the celeb guests are a mess; chugging water with snot/tears running down their faces. But not Lorde. Lorde went on Hot Ones to promote her upcoming album Solar Power and popped those wings in her mouth like it was popcorn at the movies.

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The Guy Who Claims To Have Invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Probably Didn’t

May 18, 2021 / Posted by:

Turns out, the origin story of the Flamin’ Hot Cheeto we were taught as children was a lie. Then again, so was the origin story of America so this saga is actually a truer characterization of our nation than anything being taught in schools. Eater reports on a Los Angeles Times expose which discredits Richard Montañez’s claims that he invented the Flamin’ Hot flavor while working as a janitor in the Frito-Lay plant like some Good Will Dusting Cheeto savant. Richard has parlayed his rags-to-riches story into a career as a motivational speaker, author, and muse to Eva Longoria who is producing and directing his story for the big screen. While Richard maintains he invented the flavor in his own kitchen, Frito-Lay says that they were actually already testing Flaimin’ Hots when Richard pitched his concoction. It’s time for us as Americans to dig deep and ponder — What will you tell your grandchildren about the Flamin’ Hot Wars of 2021?

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