Mostly taken from the detritus filled backseat of a speeding passenger car, here’s a quick roundup of Americana: 1. Anthropomorphic Food Mascots (a la Mr. Taco) 2. Big Big Big 3. Poorly Executed Advertising. Ambiguity + Ads = Super Creepy. 4. Tacky, unnecessary ridiculousness. “Really honey, I think we need a tree face!” 5. Big […]Read more "This is America: Number One!"
Alright, it’s no secret that Team Spicy loves infographics and analytics. I mean loves — we’re talking pornographic affinity. If you can filter the web or life and spit it out graphically, chances are we’re getting a little hot and bothered. Therefore, Facebook’s new Lexicon has us typing away. Here are just a few of […]Read more "Facebook Lexicon: Data Porn"
First and foremost — dear Spicy readers, this is an exceptional day. Why you might ask? Why? This just so happens to be Spicy’s 100th Post! So, we at Spicy Offices Worldwide would like to thank you for taking part in such a salient moment in internet history. Here’s some music to help ring in […]Read more "Post of Momentous Occasion // Blip Post: Mugshots"
GOT DAM! is all that really needs to be said about Hot Sauce Williams. Starting simply with the take-out box (which is completely amazing in that kitschy, americana, food icon sort of way) HSW screams tangy, juicy, and pow! It’s fairly evident that whatever manly, meaty treasure found within its non biodegradeable hold is probably […]Read more "Meaty Heaven: Hot Sauce Williams"
Sometimes things from the internet arrive in front of my eyes that are so ridiculous, so homoerotic, so incredibly kitschy, that I have no option but to stare blankly at my screen in awe. This is one of those times. Enter “Beamz,” the laser based “music performance system” [note: system NOT instrument]. Sold by none […]Read more "Kitsch of the Day: Lazer Harpz"
BumWine.com does what most high-brow culinary websites are too terrified to do, chronicle the everyman, chest hair growing, bottom barrel tipple of society. Detailing the taste, effects, store locations, and most importantly price to alcohol ratio (when you’re drinking bum wine, is it ever really honestly about the taste?), BumWine delves into the sweet relief […]Read more "Punch-Drunk Proletariat: A Guide to Bum Wine"
Spicy’s taking a bit of a trek this weekend, way, way down to that burning river of a city. Hometown for Agent Nate, this will be Agent Drew’s first time visiting Cleveland. While we’ll no doubt be eating like kings (and let’s be honest, when don’t we), the real reason for the journey is Notacon, […]Read more "Spicy Road Trip: Notacon"