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Paging Homer Simpson: 25 Tons Of Ribs Burn in Truck Fire

By Margaret Lyons in News on Apr 30, 2008 7:15PM

2008_4_30.ribs.jpgIt's completely OK to laugh at this because no one got hurt: A truck carrying 50,000 pounds of beef ribs caught fire last night near Hazel Crest. Authorities don't know what exact cut of rib the truck was hauling, but made plenty of barbecue jokes. Mmm, barbecue smell.

That reminds us of a terrible, wonderful game a pal taught us as teenagers. When you smell a fart—or anything awful, really—say "mmm, barbecue." Everyone loves BBQ smell, so they'll all take a big whiff. But it won't be the delicious aroma of cooking meats that bombards their nostrils. It will be eau de butt. Baaahahaha, that game is so fun. Speaking of weird random stuff, this is an odd but entrancing site about beef myology. [Trib, beef rib image from Beef Retail]