In a little more than two weeks, residents of Louisiana and Mississippi, along with the rest of the country, will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm, which caused over $100 billion in property damage and took the lives of more than 1800, caused incredible damage and devastation along the Gulf Coast, especially […]Read more "Hey Chicago, Hurricane Katrina Was Bad Not Good"
People do odd things to their vehicles. I’m not one to judge…as I actually navigated my webber browse app to the chive and purchased Bill Murray Merchandise (I like me some Bill) including the bust of Bill Murray decal which is stuck to the back of my car. Don’t @ me. What are some things […]Read more "What Do Your Truck Nuts Say About You?"
Sub. Hoagie. Grinder. Hero. Po’ Boy. No matter what you call it, there’s something amazingly delicious about assorted meats, cheeses, and veggies stuffed between two slices of bread. But who makes the best sandwich? If you matched up national and regional chains from around the country, which sandwich would reign supreme? We here at flaminghottakes.com […]Read more "March Sandwich Madness: Flaming Hot Takes Quest for Sub Glory"
Here it is, your flaminghottakes analysis of Day 1 of the 2015 NCAA Tournament: The Big XII (10?) continues to be a dumpster fire in the NCAA Tournament. Seriously, since 2000, the conference has had a team in the Final Four just 7 times. Of those, Kansas has 4 of those appearances (2002, 2003, 2008, […]Read more "Flaming Hot Takes NCAA Tournament ( (Day 1) Analysis"
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama unveiled his 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket on ESPN’s SportsCenter. “Baracketology” has become an annual thing since the President assumed office in 2009. So who did the President pick as this year’s winner of the NCAA Tournament? All the President's picks: Check out his NCAA Tournament Bracket → http://t.co/ENqqesV08s #Baracketology pic.twitter.com/gYREANLa6P […]Read more "Baracketology Hot Takes"
When the NCAA Tournament officially tips off Tuesday night in Dayton, 4 teams that won their conference tournaments will be forced to play for 2 available spots in the “main” tournament bracket. Since 2001, after the NCAA Tournament expanded from 64 teams to 65 teams, not every conference tournament champion is guaranteed a spot in […]Read more "How the NCAA Screws the Little Guys"
Chris Kyle was both a hero and a liar. That Kyle could be both might appear to be, at first glance, a contradiction. After all, too many of us continue to believe that our heroes ought to be without sin. That to accept their flaws means you’re somehow destroying their achievements. Chris Kyle was a […]Read more "Chris Kyle was a Hero. Chris Kyle was a Liar."