Review: Bacon Pringles (Walmart Exclusive) & Playboy Bunny Whacked in the Butt, Clout Wars Aftermath, POTUS Picks, Etc.
Junk Food Nation, I. Am. Exhausted. Last night, I drafted my second fantasy baseball team of the season, and the auction draft, which actually hummed along without problem, went for 4.5 hours. FOUR AND A HALF HOURS. I think I knew my brain turned off when I drafted David Wright for $26…only to see Ryan Zimmerman go for $16. Oh yeah, TO ME. Because it makes sense to have two 3rd basemen #NOTATALL …Anyways, let’s get to some news:
1) Today in legal news, a Playboy bunny is suing radio host Kevin Klein for $500,000 plus punitive damages. Why? Apparently, during a golf tournament, she had laid on the ground, pushed down the top of her skirt, and placed a golf tee between her cheeks. Klein did, the only natural thing – he put a ball on there, took a huge cut, and WHACKED her in the butt. Video, here:
Well, that’s comically awful. First of all, this radio host is a horrible golfer. PULL UP ON THE SWING, IDIOT. Second, if you follow the link to the article, the bruise that resulted on the girl’s butt is the size of a Frisbee. Seriously, it’s huge. Third, I think we can all agree that they’re both idiots for thinking this was a good idea in theory, and then putting that theory to the test.
2) The President, like many, selected Louisville vs. Michigan State in the Finals of March Madness – you can see his whole bracket here. But he also chose Iowa State to lose to UNC? NOT A CHANCE. All I have to say is YOU’RE NOT GOING TO WIN THAT BILLION, SIR.
3) A new Peanuts movie is coming! Check out the teaser here:
I have to admit, I have mixed feelings on this. I grew up watching Snoopy cartoons, and I’ve overheard some teenagers say, “What’s Snoopy?” WHAT’S SNOOPY??? I will knock that iPad out of your hands, hoodlums! So I’m happy this movie is coming out – yet at the same time, it is so odd for me to see Charlie Brown and his distinctive curl of hair in CGI-ed 3-D. Sigh. I am old.
Today’s junk food: New Bacon Pringles, only available at Walmart!
Bacon Pringles are the second of the recent Walmart Exclusive flavors, along with Sriracha Pringles. We discussed them on the recent Nosh Show, so if you listened to that – you already know what I think of these. Still, let’s get through some photos and then onto the review…
Bacon Pringles contain no bacon. HMMMM.
I opened the can of Bacon Pringles, and sniffed – BACON BITS. There was no mistaking the smoky, porky smell of bacon. Or rather, it smelled like bacon bits to me – you know, the things you sprinkle on salad. Or directly into your mouth. Either or.
I licked these Bacon Pringles, and I got the STRONG taste of bacon. Or bacon flavoring. Is bacon bouillon a thing? If it was, this tasted like that. Basically, the flavor of the powder was smoky, porky, and full of savory flavor – it tasted like bacon bits, or Bacon Salt, for those of you who have tried it before. I know the flavoring is artificial, but I stand by the fact that this tasted very much like bacon.
On top of the chip, the flavor changed just slightly – on the potato chip, the onion and garlic powders came through more, so when I ate this chip, it tasted like a baked potato with chives and bacon bits on top. In a lot of ways, this chip reminded me of the old school Tato Skins by Keebler I used to love and enjoy. REALLY tasty.
Of course, these were thin and crispy, and Tato Skins were thicker and crunchier, but nevertheless, the similarity is clear to me. The flavor of a bacon sprinkled baked potato which chives came through brilliantly with each chip I ate. If Pringles had called this some sort of loaded baked potato flavor, I wouldn’t have blinked. I don’t mind them calling this just “Bacon” flavor either, since that smoky porky flavor was definitely the star.
All in all, I loved these. Go to Walmart and snag them while you can.
PURCHASED AT: Walmart
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