Doritos Creator Dies; Family to Sprinkle Gravesite With Chips (Video)

In the we can't make this shit up category, we now bring you news of the tragic death of Arch West, who at 97 kicked the bucket in Dallas.

West's claim to fame? He's credited with being the creator of Frito-Lay's Doritos, the favorite snack food of college-aged stoners everywhere.

Here's where we enter bizarro world. According to the Dallas Morning News (a real newspaper, as far as we can tell), West's family plans to sprinkle the gravesite with Doritos.


word yet whether pot-addicted zombies with a bad case of postapocalypse munchies will prowl the cemetery

after the funeral party leaves... but we're kinda hoping it to


Speaking of Doritos, here are two videos where humans are total Dorito-eating morons and animals get the upper hand. Sort of like live-action Looney Tunes cartoons. Enjoy.

Watch a giant mouse beat the living crap out of a douchebag with a mousetrap here:

Watch an idiot baiting a bear trap with Doritos here:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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