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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Holy crap! There's a catastrophic Slim Jim shortage forecast for the rest of the summer. Now what the hell am I going to snap into?

In not-quite-related news, Oscar Mayer died. Now, I'm a fan of bologna-related humor as much as the next guy, but did the Los Angeles Times' obituary really have to start with "His bologna had a first name. His bologna had a last name. So did he." and end with "No word on whether the funeral procession will be led by the Wienermobile" ?


Luke McCullough said...

from the slim jim article:
ConAgra, the maker of Slim Jim, hasn't
produced any new inventory since an explosion
destroyed the only plant in the country that
made the beef jerky treat in early June.
Three people died in the incident, which
appears to have been caused by a gas leak.

where to start?
exploding slim jim factory?
gas leak at a slim jim factory?

though you heart does go out to the three people who died at the factory. to be remembered as the guy who died at the slim jim factory exposion? that is like being the poodle man (see

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