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FB STUFF #4: HOT SAUCE and PEARLS

More vitriol and optimism for your reading pleasure. Like it? Don’t? Let me know in the comments.

Langhorne’s Rogues Gallery
ENEMY #57: Taco Bell Hot Sauce Packets

Let’s get a couple things square right up front. First of all, I’m a hot sauce guy. I’ve been told several times that it seems I think of food as just a vehicle to get hot sauce into my mouth. This is true…in public. One does not drink hot sauce straight from the container…in public. In private though, oh, in private I suckle on a bottle of Sriracha like a baby on the teat. I go down on Tabasco like Asia Carrera goes down on Peter North…Second, I haven’t eaten Taco Bell food sober since 1989. I assume it has some kind of flavor but I couldn’t tell you what exactly that flavor is. All I know is that it hits the spot at three in the morning and hurts like dying at eleven in the morning. Lastly, there are solutions here. I know this. Oh, this shit drives me crazy, don’t doubt that, but I could do things (I shouldn’t have to of course) like bring my own hot sauce or carry a knife. We square? Good.

Taco Bell, Taco Bell, Taco Bell. What am I going to do with you? Avoid you? Wish I could. Can’t. You call to me in the dead of night. ‘Come to me Langhorne. You know you want an enchirito’. And you know what? I do.

So I heed the call of faux Mexican food. I go knowing full well what awaits me. The frustration, the flavor(?), the joy at paying almost nothing to fill my belly. You see, that’s the thing. The food is so fucking cheap and- Well, that brings me to the point, right? Why is there no sauce in the hot sauce packets? I realize they are free and the food is dirt cheap but…okay, charge me an extra nickel and put sauce in the packets. But until that happens, I’m forced to see them sitting at the bottom of my sack looking smug. Yet when I grab one, I notice its lack of weight, and when I examine it closer, I find that, from certain angles, it appears to be two-dimensional. It literally (not literally. Quit getting hung up on semantics and try to enjoy yourself. You know what I mean. Jeez.) disappears when I try to look at it from the side. There is no way there could be anything in it right from the start. That’s not quite true. There are four maybe five drops that I can work out if I slide my thumb and index finger from the bottom to the top. You know, like getting that last bit of toothpaste out of the tube.

See, the problem is, I love hot sauce. But the amount of effort I am forced to put into this project just to get what I consider a minimal helping of red ambrosia makes the whole endeavor a nightmare. If it weren’t for the fact that I’m drunk off my ass, I would probably end up hurting an innocent Taco Bellite. It’s not their fault. I know this. But shouldn’t someone have to pay for this unexpected half-hour finger dexterity marathon? Just before the carpal tunnel becomes too severe, I’m confronted with a packet that refuses to open. You see, it’s not just my fingers that suffer, my teeth take a beating too. So half the time the packets refuse to open and I’m forced to use my teeth, and half the time that doesn’t work either. Sometimes the packets slip and find their may into the gaps between my teeth and slice my gums to shreds. This is why I should carry a knife. Just cut and done.

Now I’m winded, bleeding and have to figure out how to dispose of the saliva pile and the mountain of empty packets. I could save the spit-covered, stretched out monstrosities for a later date or throw them in the trash. As for the Kilimanjaro of empty packets, I’m forced to travel around town searching for empty trashcans. It’s a good thing I keep a shovel in the truck; otherwise, carrying a handful at a time would give me shin splints.

Have I mentioned I love hot sauce? So it’s a joke. It’s square bread and round meat. It’s just a joke. But…

It’s not a fucking joke. It’s not. This is my fucking life we’re talking about here you sick fuck. I will find the bastard that designs Taco Bell hot sauce packets someday, and when I do…I’m going to grab him by the collar, tell him to give me my hot sauce and no matter what he says I’m going to fucking F him in his A with a D or a V and shove my C in his PH while ripping out his T. Fuck him. I mean, just, fuck. I love hot sauce.

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Langhorne’s Daily Pearls 3/6/13 thru 4/2/13

Sock sock, shoe shoe; is the only way. Trying anything else somehow kills babies. -LJT

I am consistently, spontaneously, and positively; but unfortunately not currently or locally, in love. -LJT

I want to punch my car stereo in the face. I can’t stand the way it sits there and mocks me with its poorly labeled buttons every time we spring forward and fall back. -LJT

Nothing meets my expectations…surpasses them, yeah, constantly. -LJT

I highly recommend eating fast food every once in awhile, if for no other reason than collecting napkins and sporks. -LJT

Keep your butthole clean, someone might want to put their tongue on it. -LJT

Nope. I didn’t learn a thing over my four-year kidney ordeal. I already knew life is a painful obnoxious ordeal. I knew that every morning we wake up is a precious and valuable gift. If you don’t know these things by now, it’s likely you never will.-LJT

Art should never be defined to the point it can be taught. -LJT

Future Headline: COURTS ‘COMMON SENSE’ RULING WILL ELIMINATE AN ESTIMATED 10,000 LAWS -LJT

Never envy the poor. -LJT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langhorne’s Rogues Gallery
ENEMY #57: Taco Bell Hot Sauce Packets

Let’s get a couple things square right up front. First of all, I’m a hot sauce guy. I’ve been told several times that it seems I think of food as just a vehicle to get hot sauce into my mouth. This is true…in public. One does not drink hot sauce straight from the container…in public. In private though, oh, in private I suckle on a bottle of Sriracha like a baby on the teat. I go down on Tabasco like Asia Carrera goes down on Peter North…Second, I haven’t eaten Taco Bell food sober since 1989. I assume it has some kind of flavor but I couldn’t tell you what exactly that flavor is. All I know is that it hits the spot at three in the morning and hurts like dying at eleven in the morning. Lastly, there are solutions here. I know this. Oh, this shit drives me crazy, don’t doubt that, but I could do things (I shouldn’t have to of course) like bring my own hot sauce or carry a knife. We square? Good.

Taco Bell, Taco Bell, Taco Bell. What am I going to do with you? Avoid you? Wish I could. Can’t. You call to me in the dead of night. ‘Come to me Langhorne. You know you want an enchirito’. And you know what? I do.

So I heed the call of faux Mexican food. I go knowing full well what awaits me. The frustration, the flavor(?), the joy at paying almost nothing to fill my belly. You see, that’s the thing. The food is so fucking cheap and- Well, that brings me to the point, right? Why is there no sauce in the hot sauce packets? I realize they are free and the food is dirt cheap but…okay, charge me an extra nickel and put sauce in the packets. But until that happens, I’m forced to see them sitting at the bottom of my sack looking smug. Yet when I grab one, I notice its lack of weight, and when I examine it closer, I find that, from certain angles, it appears to be two-dimensional. It literally (not literally. Quit getting hung up on semantics and try to enjoy yourself. You know what I mean. Jeez.) disappears when I try to look at it from the side. There is no way there could be anything in it right from the start. That’s not quite true. There are four maybe five drops that I can work out if I slide my thumb and index finger from the bottom to the top. You know, like getting that last bit of toothpaste out of the tube.

See, the problem is, I love hot sauce. But the amount of effort I am forced to put into this project just to get what I consider a minimal helping of red ambrosia makes the whole endeavor a nightmare. If it weren’t for the fact that I’m drunk off my ass, I would probably end up hurting an innocent Taco Bellite. It’s not their fault. I know this. But shouldn’t someone have to pay for this unexpected half-hour finger dexterity marathon? Just before the carpal tunnel becomes too severe, I’m confronted with a packet that refuses to open. You see, it’s not just my fingers that suffer, my teeth take a beating too. So half the time the packets refuse to open and I’m forced to use my teeth, and half the time that doesn’t work either. Sometimes the packets slip and find their may into the gaps between my teeth and slice my gums to shreds. This is why I should carry a knife. Just cut and done.

Now I’m winded, bleeding and have to figure out how to dispose of the saliva pile and the mountain of empty packets. I could save the spit-covered, stretched out monstrosities for a later date or throw them in the trash. As for the Kilimanjaro of empty packets, I’m forced to travel around town searching for empty trashcans. It’s a good thing I keep a shovel in the truck; otherwise, carrying a handful at a time would give me shin splints.

Have I mentioned I love hot sauce? So it’s a joke. It’s square bread and round meat. It’s just a joke. But…

It’s not a fucking joke. It’s not. This is my fucking life we’re talking about here you sick fuck. I will find the bastard that designs Taco Bell hot sauce packets someday, and when I do…I’m going to grab him by the collar, tell him to give me my hot sauce and no matter what he says I’m going to fucking F him in his A with a D or a V and shove my C in his PH while ripping out his T. Fuck him. I mean, just, fuck. I love hot sauce.

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