Greetings, my fellow port swillers!

Following up on the chin-wag we were having in the comments to the coffee post regarding childhood luncheon meat memories, this article seems to be at once timely and nightmarish:  Brace Yourselves: Pumpkin Spice Spam Is Coming This Fall.

“True to the brand’s roots, SPAM® Pumpkin Spice combines deliciousness with creativity, allowing the latest variety to be incorporated into a number of dishes, from on-trend brunch recipes to an easy, pick-me-up snack,” Hormel’s publicist said to NBC in a statement.

Of course, the annual autumnal scourge that is Pumpkin-Spice Mania is a well-worn meme around the Innertoobs.  But this seems to take it to a whole new level of, well, depravity.  We tolerated things as long as we could, but if this doesn’t prove that it’s time for Common Sense Pumpkin-Spice Control now, then I can’t possibly think what would.

Do nothing and they’ll be putting out Pumpkin-Spice Chili next year.  Bank on it.


The only positive side I can see regarding this announcement is that it just might get those bloody Vikings to finally shut up.  Because even Nordic Barbarians draw the line at some point: