Not that you ever need to explain to anyone why you want to barbecue, but if for some reason you did, there’s a great list of Barbecue’s High Holy Days in George Hensler’s book, Totally Q. If some fool looks at you when you suggest firing up the grill and you’re tired of telling them, “Because I say so,” try using one of these as an excuse. Just make sure the holiday and the date coincide. Haters can’t call you out if you’re right.
Are you planning on entering the 2014 Scovie Awards but are just waiting for the deadline to come around? Well, wait no longer because we have a couple of rewards for you if you enter before August 10th.