Doug Goodman

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Apocalypse Grocery Store Meal Challenge: Meal Four (My Dog Eats My PR)

Posted by douggoodman on October 6, 2014 at 9:35 PM
This is it.  The final week before Dominion launches.  I'm going to challenging my gastronomical nerves every day this week leading up to the release.  I want to thank everyone who has been reading and pre-ordering my first book with Severed Press.  I am very grateful for you all, and your support has been tremendous.  For everyone else, you can still pre-order Dominion for $2.99 on Amazon.


So, today was Mad Max Monday.  And like in Mad Max, I was going to eat some dog food.  This was a popular suggestion by people. Everyone wants to see me eat dog food, apparently, and man, that's cool by me.  I'm enjoying the chance to try some new things, even if a few of them are a little hard to choke down.  :)


First off, as a reminder, here is the clip from Mad Max (Roadwarrior, one of the best films to grace cinema).


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Hmmm...seems portentuous of things to come.  Here is me trying the dog food, with my quasi-blue heeler playing the role of Mad Max's dog.


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Gawd, that congealed mass of dog chicken/beef/liver is gross.  I mean, gross doesn't do it justice, you know.  It is second only to the canned rutabagas in grossness level.  While I could probably live a couple of days on the beef and liver with gravy, the congealed dog food, which looked like it had juicy little bits of worms in it (it was fat, I think), just tasted...blechhh!  Nastiness amplified.  The taste is still in my mouth a half hour later.  My wife has ordered me to brush my teeth and use listerine, and I can see why.

But let's be honest, that's just damn funny cause my dog is trying to eat the dog food.

For consistency, here is what I rate dog food:

Taste:  2

Texture:  2

Smell:  3

Appearance:  3

Willingness to eat to survive the apocalypse:  Depends on the can.  I can tell you one thing is for sure, if all I had to eat was that congealed garbage, I'd be scrounging for dandelions real quick.

Dog Test:  A++++++++  Mojo, let me eat!!!

Please go pre-order Dominion if you get a chance.  It will be available in paperback and e-book on October 10.


Categories: Apocalypse Grocery Store, Dominion

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