Alternative Utah Pioneers 

Pin It
Favorite
click to enlarge art8553widea.jpg

Eight “alternative Utah pioneers”who didn’t make the cut for this issue:

8. Mike Leavitt, pioneer of the “Yeah … gotta go!” aborted governorship.

7. Utah-based Arctic Circle, pioneers of the Condiment of the Gods: fry sauce.

6. Utah-originated KFC, pioneers of the Entrée of the Gods: The Famous Bowl.

5. Enid Greene, pioneer of the teary “I didn’t know my husband was a douchebag!” press conference.

4. Orem’s The Used, pioneers of ratty fingerless gloves now sold at Hot Topic for $13.

3. “Porn Czar” Paula Houston (2001-03), pioneer of the dumbest Utah government job ever created.

2. “Maddox,” pioneer of Internet smack-talk, er, blogging, before the term “blog” was invented (1997-present, Maddox. xmission.com).

1. SLC-born Roseanne Barr, pioneer of fat, obnoxious television stars (pre-reality TV).


Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

More by Bill Frost

  • #UpYrTrump

    Eight hashtags to follow on Inauguration Day for President Donald Trump:
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Double-Down Clown

    Baskets is still weird and wonderful; Beaches ... why?
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Dinner Pests

    My Kitchen Rules is half-baked; Homeland and Teachers return.
    • Jan 11, 2017
  • More »

Latest in The Ocho

  • #UpYrTrump

    Eight hashtags to follow on Inauguration Day for President Donald Trump:
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • The Porn Identity

    Eight adult films that triggered Utah Sen. Todd Weiler to sue for damages:
    • Jan 11, 2017
  • Get Pumped, Bro!

    Eight gyms for semi-committed New Year’s Resolutioners in 2017
    • Jan 4, 2017
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • SLC FYI

    8 facts and tips for first-timers visiting Salt Lake City
    • Jul 15, 2015
  • WhiskeyPete Was Here

    8 other suspected "secret" online pseudonyms used by Mayor Ralph Becker's spokesman besides "WhiskeyPete" on The Salt Lake Tribune's website
    • Aug 5, 2015

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation