Chips Ahoy

I am sensing a pattern here.

First, the guy who invented Pringles received special dispensation to be buried in a Pringles can.

No, I don’t make this shit up.

The man who designed the Pringles can has been buried in a can of Pringles as per his request.

Fredric J. Baur, who was originally from Cincinnati, was recently cremated and had his ashes buried in a Pringles can.

Mr. Baur made the special request because he was so proud of his design of the world famous Pringles container, a son, Lawrence Baur, of Michigan, said Monday.

Baur retired in the early 1980’s though his invention lives on, here and in the beyond.

Now the guy who invented Doritos is going to have the stuff scattered over his grave.

Famous snack creator of the Doritos corn chip Arch West has passed away at the age of 97 of natural causes. [T]he family has a rather unusual final request as they lay their loved one to rest. West’s family will bury dozens of Doritos along side of Arch West’s ashes at his funeral.

Saying their final goodbye to Arch, surviving family and friends stated that they plan to scatter his world-famous Doritos inside the open grave before placing West’s Urn containing his ashes inside the grave site and burying him.
This has got to stop. Now. What if this spreads to Science Men? And Edward Teller—if he ever does die—requests that his invention, the hydrogen bomb, be detonated upon his grave?
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3 Responses to “Chips Ahoy”


  1. 1 possum September 27, 2011 at 4:10 am

    Or maybe just the casing for a nuclear weapon. That is bad enough. What about the guys who research sewage or fungi? What will they get? Science men (and women) are weird folk. A Pringles can is not going to suffice.

  2. 2 Julia Rain (the deviant daughter) November 24, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    I do not like this trend. Too much reminiscent of the Egyptian Pharaohs. Are executives now going to request for their assistants to be interred with them?


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