Man, what are you doing? I understand that in a heist situation, speed is paramount, but the ‘ICY CHOCOLATE’ basket is right there. Why the shit would you choose an ‘ORANGE BAR’?
We may be used to post-race donuts all over, from NASCAR to Formula One, but they weren’t always the default celebration for racing drivers. Alex Zanardi is most often credited with making donuts a common gesture during his CART days. Here’s how he also lifted the spirits of an entire team in the process.
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Here's a bear just enjoying his day, treating himself to a nice back scratch on a big tree that is perfectly suited for back scratches (those aren't as easy to come by as you might think). Just when he was about to leave and get on with his day, something caught his eye. Waitagoddamnminute, is that a donut? Fuuuck…
The most evocative car races in history were when racecars competed on public roads. Monaco. Le Mans. The Carrera Panamericana. Those all featured wimpy sports racers, though. What happens when you put a Nascar on public streets?
I don't think I'm alone in having a love-hate relationship with donuts. In a perfect world, I would be able to eat all the donuts I like. In this one, I have to wrestle with the fact that donuts are among the worst things I could ever ingest, somewhere between baby back ribs and C-4. A box of donuts in a conference…
Good: At fan appreciation day in October, Astros fan Bob Choate won a year's supply of free doughnuts from Shipley's Do-Nuts.
Donuts don't have to be for in-mall starvation attacks, road trips, county fairs, or your office's morale-boosting "Treat Fridays" anymore. You can now whip up a sextet of luscious dough-balls right in your very own home.
As (sorta) predicted, Top Pot Doughnuts has turned a NFL's player's sugar addiction—and a fortuitous breaking and entering—into marketing gold. [Photo submitted by Seattle reader Jon.]